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These activities tend to focus on a particular policy area – employment, health, education etc. Speakers are invited to address the audience with women being given an opportunity to ask questions and speak about their own experiences of the subject being discussed.

Following each discussion a report is produced. This document, which uses direct quotes from the women attending, is sent to politicians as well as those with responsibility for the key policy areas discussed. Copies are also sent to those who attended the event. Feedback records the sense of empowerment felt by women and their call for change in local and national decisions which affect women’s daily lives.

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Brexit Conference Report

Women from throughout Scotland gathered to discuss issues around the implication of Brexit on them, their families and communities as a whole. The SWC organised this event following discussions from women throughout the country, who have expressed concerns about Scotland’s place in the negotiations on the UK leaving the EU and the knock-on effect this decision will have.

The event, held at the Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, Glasgow, on Saturday 28th January was chaired by Agnes Tolmie, SWC Chair. Speakers were Michael Russell MSP, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe, Amy Haughton from Thompson’s Solicitors, Angela Crawley MP and Kathleen Walker Shaw from the GMB. Following their presentations, delegates took part in a question and answer session as well as roundtable discussions on key issues.

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