“With more than a quarter of a million children affected, poverty is the most significant human rights issue facing children in Scotland.”
Thousands of Families in the Highlands and Islands Hit By the 2 Child Benefit Cap
The research by the Child Poverty Action Group estimates that over 19% of children in Orkney and Shetland will suffer do to the imposition of the 2 child benefit cap.
Maree Todd: “The two-child cap is inherently punishing and unfair.”
“Any one of us could experience a change in circumstances at any time”
Tory Top Ten: Theresa’s Triumphs
It is now 648 days since Theresa May became the second woman in history to become the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Maree Todd: Our Communities Need People to Flourish
“We need our young people to have the opportunity to stay, and we need to attract newcomers too.”
Deleting Compassion in Society: The Rape Clause
“I always thought the tories were bad – but – this makes everything that they have ever done before look like a picnic in the park.”
Do Tory MSPs Support the Rape Clause?
“So I put the question to the Tory MSPs representing the Highlands and Islands; do you condemn these appalling policies,?”
Women & Children Paying the Price for the Austerity Agenda
An estimated 20% of women’s income comes from benefits and child tax credits
John Finnie: Scrap the 2 Child Benefits Cap
“The Scottish Conservatives stance shows that they are nothing but apologists for the brutal acts of the UK Government.”