National Council



National Council is coming to Glasgow on Saturday 4 March.




CHAIR:   Marsha Scott (morning)

             Mairi Tulbure  (afternoon)


11 am                    Chair’s Welcome

11.05                     Thinking Inside The Box!

                             Margaret Young

Margaret Young leads East Ayrshire WFI, and will update the meeting on their recent success in persuading the Scottish Government to put maternity pads in the new Baby Boxes.


11.10                     Consultation on Public Boards in Scotland

                             Angela Constance MSP

Angela is attending in her MSP capacity.  She is also Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities in the Scottish Government.

11.30                     Questions & Discussion

11.45                     Food  

                            Heather Anderson

Heather is a member of the WFI National Committee.  She is also an organic farmer and a food activist. Her presentation to our Council in Galashiels enthralled and inspired.

12.05                     Q&A


12.30                     Lunch


1.15                        Workshops; Food is a Feminist Issue

How do we get food on the independence agenda?  How do we make Scotland a food nation?

2.55                        Feedback from groups & open mic

3.15                        Food is an Economic Issue

                              Castlemilk Against Austerity (speaker tbc)

3.35                        Financial Appeal - Selma Rahman

3.40                       Chair’s Closing Remarks

3.45                        CLOSE


We are selling tickets at £5 each for this event.  Buy your ticket here. 

However, if you cannot afford £5 or would prefer to pay cash on the day, then please just use the RSVP function below.


March 04, 2017 at 11:00am - 4pm
Pearce Institute
840-860 Govan Rd
Glasgow G51 3UU
United Kingdom
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