House of Commons
EDM #432
Tabled 18 October 2017
2017-19 Session
That this House recognises Challenge Poverty Week 2017; congratulates the hundreds of organisations taking part in anti poverty work across Scotland; notes that real poverty exists in Scotland today but can be solved by boosting incomes and lowering costs; furthermore acknowledges that as part of this the freeze on benefits should be ended in the upcoming budget; and believes that everyone has a role to play in tackling poverty.