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Anti-Poverty Initiatives (Glasgow)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 23rd March 2016.

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Photo of Patricia Ferguson Patricia Ferguson Labour

I had thought that Mr Doris might declare an interest, given the recent happy birth of his son Cameron. I congratulate him and Mrs Doris on that.

Does the cabinet secretary acknowledge that the good work that Glasgow City Council does in tackling poverty in the city will be vastly affected by the cut of some £130 million as a result of his Government’s funding settlement to the city?