Cost of Living (Support)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 29th September 2022.

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Photo of Christine Grahame Christine Grahame Scottish National Party

Since lodging my question, as the cabinet secretary said, the pressures on my constituents have been compounded by the terrifying economic policies of Liz Truss, with the value of the pound plummeting—which adds more cost to all imports, including food—and interest rates skyrocketing. Does the cabinet secretary therefore share my additional concerns for my rural constituents, who were already paying prices that are higher than those in urban areas?