Scottish Assembly for Tackling Poverty, 15-16 March 2012, Glasgow

The Scottish Assembly for Tackling Poverty will take place in Glasgow on the 15th and 16th of March, organised by the Poverty Alliance.

The Assembly will bring together community groups, voluntary organisations, policy makers and politicians, faith groups, trade unionists, academics – all those looking for the ideas and the actions to create a fairer Scotland.

The event is fully booked, but you can watch the live stream of the plenary sessions on the 15th and 16th of March. These will start at 10.30 (GMT) each morning. To watch the live stream follow this link:

And if you are on twitter, then you can contribute your comments and questions by using the hashtag #povertyassembly . The twitter channel is

Our social reporters will be giving updates throughout the two days of the Assembly, and you will be able to see the views of participants at the channel, and hear them at again using the #povertyassemblytag.

Find out more:

The Poverty Alliance Website