Oral Answers to Questions – Treasury: Income Tax (10 Sep 2013)

Posted on 13 Sep 2013 under Latest in Parliament

Lindsay Roy (Glenrothes, Labour)

Yesterday, yet another food bank opened, in Methil in my constituency. Fifty volunteers are doing an exceptional job in difficult circumstances. One of the volunteers asked me, “Why has the Chancellor prioritised tax cuts for the very rich, instead of using the revenue to alleviate family poverty in our society, and in Methil in particular?”