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

There is no doubt that UK Government policies are adding huge pressures on people who are already struggling to stay afloat.

Does the cabinet secretary share my frustration that, although the Scottish Government does all that it can to help people, the reality is that there is a limit to what can be achieved without the full fiscal and borrowing powers that the UK Government has?