Jack Monroe addresses Poverty Commission’s first Public Meeting

Prominent blogger and campaigner Jack Monroe was in Edinburgh today to speak at the first annual public meeting of Scotland’s Poverty and Inequality Commission.

The author of blog and cookbook A Girl Called Jack joined other speakers to address an audience which included people with lived experience of poverty and inequality, frontline workers, campaigners, policy makers and members of the public. 

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Scottish Youth Parliament Social Security Committee

‘Child poverty is one of the greatest problems facing my constituency, and being able to discuss genuine ways of improving social mobility for young people with the Poverty and Inequality Commission was fantastic.’ Huw Sherrard MSYP for Clackmannanshire and Dunblane.

In April we joined the Scottish Youth Parliament’s Social Security Committee for a ‘Dragons’ Den’ workshop where MSYPs pitched some of their solutions to tackle poverty and inequality.

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