Douglas Ross

Conservative MSP for Highlands and Islands


Welfare Benefit Levels

Welfare benefits are payments, including tax credits, which the Government makes to those on who are on low incomes or who meet certain criteria. There have been votes in Parliament on the level of these payments and if they should increase at least in line with prices.

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Douglas Ross voted for raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices

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All votes about raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices:

  • On 2 Mar 2022: Douglas Ross was absent for a vote on Draft Tax Credits, Child Benefit and Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating Regulations 2022 Show vote
  • On 7 Feb 2022: Douglas Ross voted yes on Social Security and Pensions Show vote

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