6. To ask the Scottish Government what impact UK Government welfare reforms have had on women in Scotland. (S5O-03065)
Is the cabinet secretary concerned, as I am, that the lack of transitional protection for those who naturally migrate to universal credit, for example when they have a change of address, could have an adverse impact, and that it may force women to stay in abusive relationships, so that they do not lose those funds for them and their families?
I thank the many MSPs across the chamber who have added their names to my motion. It shows that the issue and, importantly, the need to confront it has overwhelming support from across this Parliament. My motion highlights the petition, “LET’S STOP influencers and celebrities working with products promoting speedy weight loss”, which can be found on change.org. It has already gained...
Scottish National Party MSP for Dundee City East
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Also represented Dundee East; North East Scotland
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