McMillan delighted as Scottish Government continues to deliver benefits to Inverclyde

Stuart McMillan MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde has expressed his delight at the news that the SNP Scottish Government continues to press ahead with delivering Scotland’s new benefits system despite the challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, Shirley-Anne Somerville, announced this week that Social […]

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Tory welfare cuts behind rise in food bank use

Stuart McMillan, SNP MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde, has criticised the UK government for “driving families to food banks” after new figures reveal the number of food parcels has increased over the past year. The Trussell Trust’s annual foodbank statistics show that the number of food parcels distributed in Scotland surged by 17% in 2017-18 […]

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SNP MSP Slams Dehumanising and Ineffective Sanctions System

Stuart McMillan MSP has blasted the UK Government’s dehumanising and ineffective sanctions system ahead of a Holyrood debate on Social Security today. The parliament will be debating academic research by Glasgow University which shows the UK Government’s sanctions regime has “detrimental financial, material, emotional and health impacts” and pushes those on JSA and ESA into […]

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