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Welfare Rights Conference 2017

Turning principles into practicalities

Translating political commitments into practical realities was a theme which dominated many of the contributions to CPAG in Scotland’s annual conference.  

Navigating the complexities of the forthcoming  Scottish social security system can seem a daunting prospect, even to a room full of welfare rights advisers well versed in benefits regulations,  but the contributions of panellists and participants helped unpick some of the challenges which lie ahead.