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MEDIA ADVISORY: Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament to visit Queen's

Thursday, January 8, 2015

KINGSTON, ON – Queen’s University is pleased to announce that the Presiding Officer of The Scottish Parliament, the Rt. Hon. Tricia Marwick MSP will visit the university this weekend as a Distinguished Visitor.
PO Marwick will speak on campus Friday in a lecture titled “Young Women in Politics.” PO Marwick will then give the lecture at the Principal’s Forum on Saturday which will focus on “Scotland’s constitutional journey.”

WHO

The Rt. Hon. Tricia Marwick is the first woman to hold the post of Presiding Officer and, in her position, is a nonpartisan member of The Scottish Parliament.

WHEN

Please note: PO Marwick will be available for media interviews on Friday afternoon between 1:15 and 2:00 pm. Both speaking engagements will be open to the media.

“A conversation about making a difference: Young women in politics”
Friday, January 9 at 2:30 pm
Wallace Hall (JDUC)
Queen's University

Principal’s Forum: “Scotland’s constitutional journey”
Saturday, January 10 at 2:30 pm
Grant Hall
Queen's University

CONTACT

For more information please contact Rosie Hales, rosie.hales@queensu.ca, 613-533-6000 ext. 77513

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