The Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee has made a number of recommendations relevant to Cost of the School Day following its inquiry into the impact of poverty on attainment and achievement of school-aged children and young people.
It's now just three days until our annual welfare rights conference commences at Strathclyde University's Technology and Innovation Centre; there are a few delegate places left and just enough time still to book here.
Nora Uhrig, Senior Associate - Scotland Programmes at the Equality and Human Rights Commission will join the panel at our conference in just a few weeks time. This afternoon plenary session; 'Social security: a human right being realised or under threat' will be chaired by BBC Scotland Special Correspondent Ken MacDonald.
CPAG in Scotland is delighted to welcome the new £100 national minimum school clothing grant in Scotland following a longstanding campaign with One Parent Families Scotland, the Poverty Truth Commission and others for a minimum level of grant.
Keynote Speaker Douglas Hamilton, Chair of the Poverty and Inequality Commission in Scotland will join Angela Constance MSP and CPAG Scotland Director John Dickie for the morning plenary session, Setting the Scene at our conference on 22 June in Glasgow.
Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities at Scottish Government, Angela Constance MSP, is confirmed as a keynote speaker during our morning session at our annual welfare rights conference in Glasgow on 22 June.