“A real demonstration of the type of government we have here in Scotland” Emma Roddick, MSP for the Highlands & Islands, welcomes news that winter child payment is to be doubled

Highlands & Islands MSP, Emma Roddick has welcomed the SNP’s announcement that support for children over the winter is to be doubled. During her speech at the SNP’s annual party conference, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that from November the Scottish Child Payment would be increased to £25 a week and payments to those whoContinue reading ““A real demonstration of the type of government we have here in Scotland” Emma Roddick, MSP for the Highlands & Islands, welcomes news that winter child payment is to be doubled”

Highlands & Islands MSP highlights contrast between UK and Scottish Government approaches to cost-of-living crisis

SNP MSP for the Highlands & Islands Emma Roddick has spoken out in the Scottish Parliament on the differences in the approach being shown by the UK and Scottish Governments in tackling the cost-of-living crisis.  Speaking in a debate on the issue, Roddick contrasted the Scottish Government’s raising of the Scottish Child Payment and deliveryContinue reading “Highlands & Islands MSP highlights contrast between UK and Scottish Government approaches to cost-of-living crisis”