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 requested that any resolution with UK Government officials regarding the complex interaction between Scottish income tax policy and entitlement to universal credit should take the form of (a) a disregard of the net benefit of the starter rate of income tax for the calculation of universal credit or (b) a supplementary payment of universal credit.
Answered by: Derek Mackay 18 April 2018
I refer the member to the answer to question S5W-15424 on 18 April 2018. All answers to written Parliamentary Questions are available on the Parliament's website, the search facility for which can be found at http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/28877.aspx , and the answer to S5O-01937 on 28 March 2018 which can be found at http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=11450&i=104015&c=2079481#ScotParlOR .