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Who we are

The Commission is made up of eight members who bring a mix of expertise from policy, practice, research and direct lived experience. Each Commissioner has been appointed as an individual,…

Partners

We will work closely with a range of stakeholder organisations to inform our policy thinking and to ensure we offer robust advice. We currently have a formal partnership agreement with…

Our meetings

The Commission meets on a bi-monthly basis. It will sometimes meet more frequently, if the work of the Commission requires it. We are committed to being as open and transparent…

Our working groups

The core Poverty and Inequality Commission represents a broad range of experience and knowledge, however in order to provide robust advice it may on occasion be necessary to draft in…

Governance

The Poverty and Inequality Commission was established by Scottish Ministers but is independent of Scottish Government. Commissioners were appointed by the Commission Chair, in consultation with the Deputy Chairs, and…

Freedom of information

The Poverty and Inequality Commission is committed to being open and transparent across all of our activities and will proactively share meeting minutes, research and other information as appropriate. As…

How we work

The Commission aims to work in a way that is: Solution focused – not just describing the problem About numbers and people – reducing the big numbers in poverty but…

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