We all want to see a simplified and fair welfare system. However, as a nation we have a responsibility to ensure we support the most vulnerable in our society. The UK-led Government’s proposals are deeply flawed because they hit those with a disability the hardest and that is why it was entirely right for the Scottish Parliament to withhold legislative consent. Hopefully the message will be loud and clear that the UK Government has to go back to the drawing board, find its conscience and bring forward fair proposals that we can all gather round.
Humza Yousaf MSP
MSP for Glasgow