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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

IPPR Scotland at SNP Conference 2021

IPPR Scotland will be holding a number of sessions around this year's SNP Annual Conference. For updates, subscribe here. For enquiries, please contact [email protected].

Saturday 27th November

Saturday 27th November, 12:45-13:45 \ Online 

From ambition to reality: The role of evidence in ending homelessness for good 

Hosted by IPPR Scotland and Centre for Homelessness Impact  

  • Shona Robison MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Housing and Local Government 

  • Elena Whitham MSP, Deputy Convener of the Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee and Deputy Convener of the Cross-Party Group on Housing

  • Cllr Kate Campbell, Convener of the Housing, Homelessness and Fair Work Committee, The City of Edinburgh Council

  • Dr Lígia Teixeira, Chief Executive, Centre for Homelessness Impact

  • Chair: Rachel Statham, Senior Research Fellow, IPPR Scotland 

**please note this event will take place within the SNP online conference platform and so a conference pass will be required to join.

Monday 29th November

Monday 29th November, 09:15-10:15 \ Online 

Building back better: How can local economies drive an inclusive recovery? 

Hosted by IPPR Scotland and the Post Office 

  • Kate Forbes MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy
  • Peter Grant MP, Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson for the Treasury
  • Siobhian Brown MSP, Convener of the COVID-19 Recovery Committee and Convener of the Cross-Party Group on Towns and Town Centres
  • Richard Taylor, Director of Corporate Affairs, Post Office 
  • Chair: Rachel Statham, Senior Research Fellow, IPPR Scotland 

**please note this event will take place within the SNP online conference platform and so a conference pass will be required to join.