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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Scotland Office more like this
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star this property hansard heading Food Banks: Glasgow South West more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what plans he has to visit a food bank in the Glasgow South West constituency in October 2019; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South West more like this
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Chris Stephens remove filter
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>Work is the most effective route out of poverty and this Government is committed to helping people find work through a wide-range of support, targeted to each individual’s personal circumstances. While food banks represent an impressive response by civil society and faith groups to support vulnerable people, we are also committed to providing a strong safety-net for those who need it; that is why this Government continues to spend over £95 billion a year on welfare benefits which includes a well-established system of hardship payments, benefit advances and budgeting loans as an additional safeguard for those who need them.</p><p> </p><p>I currently have no plans to visit a food bank in my capacity as Secretary of State for Scotland in October 2019.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Dumfries and Galloway more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Alister Jack more like this
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less than 2019-09-30T11:09:13.91Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T11:09:13.91Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Alister Jack more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Stephens more like this