MSP, Strathkelvin and Bearsden
I found preparing for the debate interesting. As most members know, I like to look at the evidence and to bring before the chamber a lot of facts and figures. In the end, all that I could do today was come up with many thoughts that I have on the subject. It is more than 40 years since I became involved in party politics. As a 16-year-old, 41 years ago, I identified as a nationalist, a...
Is Ms Baillie not aware that the top-up of reserved benefits can happen only in cases of severe hardship and that if someone has had their benefit taken off them, the benefit can no longer be topped up? [Interruption.]
The debate has been characterised by a lot of heat and noise, especially from one part of the chamber. Perhaps we have to look at facts; we need to look at facts in a variety of ways. First, let us test the Tories’ actions against the Scottish Government’s response. The Tories cut, and the Scottish Government mitigates. We do not have the money, but we find it and we do that. That...
Scottish National Party MSP for Strathkelvin and Bearsden
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Also represented West of Scotland
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