End Young Parent Poverty: MSP supporters

Last updated: 11/09/2023

MSPs across the Scottish Parliament have been asked by One Parent Families Scotland to pledge their support for a top-up to the Scottish Child Payment for parents under 25, in order to better support the 55% of children with young mums who are currently living in poverty.

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Gathering cross-party support for this campaign could make a real difference in helping to achieve this change and put money in the pockets of struggling young parent families.

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We are pleased to have the support of the MSPs listed below for the campaign to End Young Parent Poverty:

Central Scotland
Monica Lennon MSP (Labour), Central Scotland region
Fulton MacGregor MSP (SNP), Coatbridge and Chryston constituency
Clare Adamson MSP (SNP), Motherwell and Wishaw constituency

Kaukab Stewart MSP (SNP), Glasgow Kelvin constituency
Paul Sweeney MSP (Labour), Glasgow region

Foysol Choudhury MSP (Labour), Lothian region
Fiona Hyslop MSP (SNP), Linlithgow consituency

Mid-Scotland and Fife
Alex Rowley MSP (Labour), Mid Scotland and Fife region
Jim Fairlie MSP (SNP), Perthshire South and Kinross-shire constituency

North East Scotland 
Mercedes Villalba MSP (Labour), North East region
Maggie Chapman MSP (Green), North East region

West Scotland
Ruth Maguire MSP (SNP), Cunninghame South constituency

South Scotland
Colin Smyth MSP (Labour), South Scotland region

Shetland Islands
Beatrice Wishart MSP (Liberal Democrats)

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