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Session 2006-07 7 February 2007

POVERTY IN SCOTLAND:

VISITS AND EVIDENCE SESSION IN DUNDEE




On Monday 19 February, the Scottish Affairs Committee will continue its inquiry into Poverty in Scotland by making informal visits to the Dundee Anti-Poverty Forum (at the Brooksbank Community Regeneration Centre, Pitairlie Road) and to the NCH Dundee Families Project (in St Clement Terrace).

On Tuesday 20 February, the Committee will follow up these informal meetings with a public evidence session in Dundee City Chambers. Evidence will be taken from:

(at 10.00am) Dundee Anti-Poverty Forum

(at 11.15am) NCH Scotland

Media representatives are invited to contact the Committee's Media Officer, Laura Kibby, on 020 7219 0178 if they wish to discuss matters such as the televising of the evidence session, etc.

Further evidence sessions on this inquiry are being arranged, and details will be announced shortly.