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

This is a matter of priorities. For example, Labour thinks that the Government should spend the 0.1 per cent of the Scottish budget that is needed to protect families from the impact of the two-child cap. However, over the recess, the Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People said:

“It’s not our policy to alleviate the two-child cap.”

Can the First Minister explain why that is the choice that she is making?