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Session 2006-2007 28 February 2007

POVERTY IN SCOTLAND:

PUBLIC EVIDENCE SESSION AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS




The next public evidence session held by the Scottish Affairs Committee on its inquiry into Poverty in Scotland will take place at the House of Commons at 4.15 pm on Tuesday 6 March. The witnesses will be Sue Middleton, Research Director, Centre for Research in Social Policy, Loughborough University and Adviser to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Poverty and Disadvantage Committee, and Guy Palmer, Director, New Policy Institute.

Further evidence sessions on this inquiry are being arranged, both in Scotland and at Westminster, and details will be announced shortly.