Vulnerable Households (Winter Support)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 30th September 2021.

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Photo of Evelyn Tweed Evelyn Tweed Scottish National Party

As the First Minister knows, there is just one week to go before the UK Government cuts universal credit, plunging over 60,000 families and 20,000 children in Scotland into poverty. Tory MSPs have spent this week defending the indefensible. Will she join me in saying to the Tories, “It’s not too late. Do the right thing. Defend your constituents and stand with the Scottish Parliament against these cuts”?