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We will be supporting all the amendments in this group. Amendment 40 in my name is sponsored by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland and deafscotland, as well as Together. I am grateful for the discussions that we have had with the Government and to have the support of ministers today. Members will be aware that inclusive communication amendments have been included in other...
5. To ask the Scottish Government how many Scottish child payment claims it has received for individual children and households, and how many have now been accepted and paid. (S5O-05077)
I am pleased that families are starting to receive this crucial payment. The cabinet secretary knows that up to 173,000 children are eligible for the payment. It has rightly been described as a game changer, but it is only a game changer if children actually get it. How does the cabinet secretary plan to reach all those 173,000 children and would the Government consider backdating the payment...
Labour MSP for Central Scotland
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2011 — Election
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