7. To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that people do not lose universal credit because of the starter rate of income tax. (S5O-01913)
The minister is, of course, aware of the work of the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group, which has told us that someone on the starter rate will get only £7 and not the £20 that the Scottish Government promised them. I understand that the fiscal framework makes provision for a transfer back to the Scottish Government. Has the minister asked for that money? How much is it? How will the...
Labour MSP for Lothian
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2011 — Election
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