Rethinking social security in Scotland

How can Scotland use its powers to tackle financial insecurity and improve living standards for families in Scotland?

10am to 11.30am - 13th November 2019

Whitespace, 36 King's Stables Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EU

(Registration and refreshments from 9.30am)

A keynote address by:

•Shirley Anne-Somerville MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People
•Naomi Eisenstadt – Former Independent Advisor on Poverty and Inequality and Trustee of Standard Life Foundation

The event marks the launch of a new long-term project being undertaken by IPPR Scotland, funded by the Standard Life Foundation, looking at how Scotland can use its new powers over social security to deliver financial security and improved living standards for low- and middle-income families in Scotland. The project, one of the Standard Life Foundation’s first to be funded, will last through to the end of 2021, developing a vision for tackling poverty and financial insecurity in Scotland.

To reserve your place please email donna_mcmillan@standardlifefoundation.org.uk.  Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

If you have any questions about the project or the event please contact Doug on d.sloan@ippr.org.