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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

IPPR Scotland at SNP Conference 2020

This year IPPR Scotland will be holding two virtual fringe events to discuss the policy issues and questions that dominate the political landscape.

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IPPR at SNP Conference \ 28-30 November

Saturday 28th November, 12.45-13.45

Creating 20 Minute neighbourhoods: (RE)building Local communities and Economies post Covid-19 
Hosted by IPPR Scotland and the Post Office

  • Kate Forbes MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance
  • Alison Thewliss MP, Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Treasury) 
  • Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland's Towns Partnership 
  • Richard Taylor, Group Corporate Affairs and Communications Director, Post Office
  • Chair: Russell Gunson, Director, IPPR Scotland

Monday 30th November, 12.45-13.45

How will Brexit affect Scotland’s chances of independence? 
Hosted by IPPR Scotland and the UK in a Changing Europe

  • Michael Russell MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, Europe and External Affairs 
  • Professor John Curtice, Senior Research Fellow at NatCen; Fellow, UK in a Changing Europe; Professor of Politics at Strathclyde University; and Chief Commentator at What UK Thinks: EU
  • Professor Nicola McEwen, Co-Director, Centre on Constitutional Change and Senior Fellow, UK in a Changing Europe 
  • Russell Gunson, Director, IPPR Scotland
  • Chair: Jill Rutter, Senior Research Fellow, UK in a Changing Europe