North Sea Oil and Gas (Energy Security)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 8th March 2022.

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We know that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could result in a significant increase in energy bills, which will be a huge concern to many households across Scotland that are already facing a cost of living crisis. Given that energy is a reserved matter, will the Scottish Government continue to push the UK Government to cut VAT on energy bills? That would be one of the simplest means of helping energy consumers in the short term.