MEMBERS of the Scottish Parliament led calls of “shame” after Tory leader Ruth Davidson refused to condemn the British government’s so-called child welfare “rape clause” yesterday.
Holyrood was debating welfare reforms being introduced by the Conservatives...
Friday 21st Apr 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
THE Scottish government is considering boycotting a controversial “rape clause” that requires victims to prove they were attacked before they receive tax credits.
Health Secretary Shona Robison wrote to the British government yesterday to say Scotland will not pass on...
Wednesday 19th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Bercow rejects Commons debate on child tax credit changes
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
Poorer children ‘missing out’ on vital meals over the summer
Saturday 17th Oct 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
LABOUR’S acting leader Harriet Harman faced a backlash last night from MPs who are furious over her support for Tory cuts to child tax credit.
Three of the party’s four leadership contenders criticised the controversial position and vowed to oppose the...
Tuesday 14th Jul 2015