That this House recognises Challenge Poverty Week 2017; congratulates the hundreds of organisations taking part in anti poverty work across Scotland; notes that real poverty exists in Scotland today but can be solved by boosting incomes and lowering costs; furthermore acknowledges that as part of this the freeze on benefits should be ended in the upcoming budget; and believes that everyone has a role to play in tackling poverty.

Parliamentary Early Day Motion: http://www.edms.org.uk/2017-18/432.htm

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