Scottish Welfare Rights Conference

22nd June 2018
Time: 9:30am-4pm
Location: University of Strathclyde, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD

This conference aims to inform delegates on the latest welfare developments across the UK, including the ongoing roll-out of Universal Credit and the transfer of key benefits to Scotland following the passing of Scotland's Social Security Act.

The event will discuss how best the right to social security can be protected and enhanced in the years ahead. There will be speakers including human rights experts and representatives from Scottish Government, as well as the opportunity to take part in a wide range of workshops.
Workshops include:

  • Universal credit - towards the full service
  • Universal credit and work capability
  • Universal credit and housing - who's paying the rent?
  • Migrants and destitution
  • Devolved social security for carers
  • Scottish social security - the new system
  • Personal independence payment - recent developments
  • Taking action on child poverty
  • Book your place at the conference here.

 

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