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Session 2006-07 8 March 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 in Committee Room 19 at the House of Commons at 4.15 pm on Tuesday 13 March.

The witnesses will be Mr Jason Strelitz, UK Poverty Adviser, Save the Children UK, Mr Douglas Hamilton, Director, Head of Policy & Research, Save the Children UK - Scotland and Ms Claire Telfer, Policy & Parliamentary Officer, Save the Children in Scotland

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