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Social Security Committee

Thursday 07 November 2019 9:00 AM


1. Decision on taking business in private: The Committee will decide whether to take item 3 in private.

2. Benefit Take-up: The Committee will take evidence from-
Professor Paul Spicker, Emeritus Professor of Public Policy, Robert Gordon University;
Professor Mark Shucksmith, Professor of Planning, Newcastle University;
Professor David Bell, Professor of Economics, University of Stirling;
and then from—
Catherine Henry, Financial Health Check Service Project Manager, Citizens Advice Scotland;
Fiona Moss, Head of Health Improvement and Equalities, Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership;
Peter Hastie, Policy Manager, Macmillan Cancer Support.

3. Benefit Take-up: The Committee will consider the evidence heard earlier in the meeting.

Proposed future business

At its next meeting, on 21 November, the Committee will continue to take evidence on its Benefit Take-up inquiry. For further information, contact Anne Peat, the Clerk to the Committee, on 0131 348 5182 or at

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