Food Bank Use (Income Supplement)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 25th April 2019.

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Photo of Richard Leonard Richard Leonard Labour

Of course, a lot of the blame lies at the door of the Tory Government. However, the Scottish Government has powers. Can we clarify what the First Minister has just said? She said that she will bring forward proposals in June, but the Government plans not to implement them for another three years. If the First Minister tells us today that she will fast-track the plans, she will have the support of the Scottish Labour Party. In the end, it is all about priorities—[