FMQs: Leonard blames Tories and SNP for ‘Dickensian Scotland’

FMQs: Leonard blames Tories and SNP for ‘Dickensian Scotland’
 

Fife pupils having to send emergency parcels to their poorer peers is evidence of a “Dickensian Scotland” under the Tories and SNP, says Richard Leonard.
Speaking at First Minister’s Questions, the Scottish Labour leader said too many families are being forced to rely on foodbanks amid the Scottish Government’s failure to stop Conservative austerity.
Earlier, Nicola Sturgeon said her government would look at what it could do to help Fife Rape and Sexual Assault Centre after the facility announced the closure of their waiting lists for at least three months because of high demand.
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7 December 2017 in Politics, Views: 57
Source: The Courier
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