Cost of Living Crisis (Impact on Poverty)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 6 October 2022.

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Photo of Paul McLennan Paul McLennan Scottish National Party

1. We heard at First Minister’s question time about a report by the University of Glasgow and the Glasgow Centre for Population Health that says that, due to Tory austerity, 20,000 more deaths than expected were recorded in Scotland in an eight-year period. We want to avoid similar excess deaths in the future.

To ask the Scottish Government what recent engagement it has had with the United Kingdom Government regarding the impact of the cost of living crisis on poverty levels in Scotland. (S6O-01428)