SNP FARCE: Sturgeon won't end poverty for thousands of Scots for fear of English 'RAIDS'
NICOLA STURGEON has been accused of not 'ending poverty' for thousands of Scots amid fears England will raid their stock, Ian Murray Labour MP has suggested.SNP are opposing the Labour’s Party’s policy to help those on the poorest incomes with free sanitary products. But the SNP believe England would raid the provisions in Scotland. Scottish Secretary Alister Jack MP blasted Ms Sturgeon as he insisted he “doesn’t understand what they’re thinking”. Related articles Supreme Court declared ‘Scotland has no legislative power for fishing’ Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr Murrary said: “Labour MSP has introduced a period products bill to the Parliament to give free provision to women in Scotland. “It’s being opposed by the SNP Government because of tampon raids from the English into Scotland to steal the products. “If that is the case, what kind of border is required in the event of an independent Scotland, a separate currency, a different regulatory environment and different provisions on trade.” Rt Hon Alister Jack MP said: “He makes an honourable point. READ MORE: Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of not ‘ending poverty’ for thousands of Scots (Image: PTV ) Ian Murray Labour MP said SNP are opposing a policy which helps those on low incomes (Image: PTV) “That is a border we need to avoid. “It makes no sense to have any sort of border between countries and as to the SNP opposing that, the opportunity to reduce VAT rates and other things would help people, I simply don’t understand what they’re thinking." SNP have also suggested the scheme could lead to sanitary items being snatched and flogged at a “discount” rate outside Scotland. Monica Lennon, the MSP behind the Bill, said: “There’s no evidence of free products being abused and people only take what they need. Nicola Sturgeon's party believe the policy would lead to raids (Image: GETTY ) “If we can provide free access to period products in the Scottish Parliament and in Scottish Government buildings, why not provide that safety net in our communities?” Under the Bill, a legal duty would be placed on the Scottish Government to develop a universal scheme for free period products. Schools, colleges and universities would also have to provide access in school and campus toilets. A Scottish Government spokesperson said: “In trying to determine the potential outcomes of the Bill if it becomes law, the Scottish Government must give due consideration to all the clauses it contains. DON'T MISS Read more: Daily Express
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