Andrew McKie

Public debate on welfare reform, Learning Disability Week 2013, episode 52

Iriss hosted a public debate on the subject of welfare reform to mark Learning Disability Week 2013. It was held on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 in Glasgow and was attended by over 50 people. The motion for the debate was: 'Welfare reform will mean that people with learning disabilities will be pushed further into poverty?' The speakers included: Peter Scott (CEO, Enable Scotland); Bill Scott (CEO, Inclusion Scotland); Alex Johnstone MSP; and Andrew McKie (Journalist).