The fact that the Tories have trashed the economy, and household incomes, so badly shows exactly why Scotland needs to become an independent country to escape Westminster control and secure a more prosperous future.
The benefit cap has limited the support that some of the most vulnerable people receive because of it many families are facing a grim reality of having to choose between heating or eating.
I am urging the prime minister and the chancellor to use their summer recess to consider the damage their decision to axe the £20 Universal Credit uplift in October will have on the six million households who currently benefit from it.
The UK government must learn from its mistakes and ensure we have a system fit for purpose and fit to support people through any future crisis. An unprecedent emergency requires an unprecedented response.
We are just less than one month into post-Brexit life and already we are hearing testimony after testimony of the damage the Tories’ reckless Brexit deal is inflicting upon businesses and livelihoods.
David Linden MP for Glasgow East on his experience of apprenticeships and how it lead to him representing his home city at Westminster.