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S5W-15424: Mark Griffin (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 20 March 2018

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-14366 by Derek Mackay on 20 February 2018, whether it has achieved a resolution with UK Government officials regarding the complex interaction between Scottish income tax policy and entitlement to universal credit.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 18 April 2018

Scottish Government is currently working with the UK Government to define the interactions for different household types, and what the net effect of the two policies will be before agreeing what further action, if any, needs to be taken.