A million more children in poverty by 2022

A million more children in poverty by 2022. The legacy of this Tory Government, according to a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies, and make no mistake, families in the Highlands are feeling it. Over half of those in poverty live in working households. Parents should not be going to work day in, day out only to be unable to feed their children or heat their home. E...
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Dramatic figures showing impact of Chancellors budget on local families

Figures sourced from the House of Commons Library by Alex Salmond MP show that thousands of Scotland’s working families with children are due to lose out by up to £1,000 per year thanks to the Chancellor’s budget. In total 346,000 children across Scotland are in families set to lose out from the proposed cuts to tax credits. The reduction to child tax credit and working tax cre...
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