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Seminar: Social Security in Scotland


screenshot-2016-09-21-17-04-45Queen Margaret University, the University of Glasgow, and the UK Administrative Justice Institute invite you to a seminar on:

Social Security and Administrative Justice in Scotland

The seminar will take place on Tuesday 18 October 2016, 13.30 – 16.30 (preceded by lunch at 13.00), at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.

The seminar will address the challenges and opportunities arising from the Scottish Government’s new powers in relation to social security and consider the implications for administrative justice in Scotland.

Session 1: Context and overview

  • Overview of administrative justice developments in Scotland (Tom Mullen, University of Glasgow, and Chris Gill, Queen Margaret University)
  • Consultation on social security in Scotland (Chris Boyland, Scottish Government)

Session 2: Visions for Scottish social security

  • A new future for social security: the Law Society of Scotland’s response to the Scottish Government consultation (Anne Hastie, Law Society of Scotland)
  • Designing a social security system for Scotland – A CAS perspective (Marc Paterson, Citizens Advice Scotland)

The full programme and speaker biographies can be found here.

To book a place, please email cdrc@qmu.ac.uk.

The event is free to attend, although places are strictly limited.


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