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Glasgow’s Poor Law

Tue 21 Aug 2018| 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm

- Free
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From the Old Poor Law to Modern Day Austerity: Responses to Poverty in Scotland then and now. Poverty is a major social issue in Scotland, with policy responses dating back to the 15th Century. Yet five centuries later, we still experience extreme poverty. Barrie Levine, qualified social worker, will discuss the Poor Law as applied in Glasgow, explore its key principles and consider the lessons for today from our history. Refreshments Provided.

Part of the Govanhill International Festival & Carnival 2018
Free but donations welcome

Details

Date:
Tue 21 Aug 2018
Time:
6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Organiser

Govanhill International Festival & Carnival
Phone
01414332999

Venue

Samaritan House, 79 Coplaw Street
79 Coplaw Street
Glasgow, G42 7JG United Kingdom
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Details

Date:
Tue 21 Aug 2018
Time:
6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
,

Organiser

Govanhill International Festival & Carnival
Phone
01414332999

Venue

Samaritan House, 79 Coplaw Street
79 Coplaw Street
Glasgow, G42 7JG United Kingdom
+ Google Map