In the Telegraph today, we read that the SNP Government has plans to redirect the money for a £400 energy rebate, to second home owners in Scotland, and toward those who need it most:
Scottish Labour loves to accuse the SNP of not being left-wing, redistributive, enough in its policies but time and time again, the evidence is that they, beholden to UK Labour, sit to the right on a range of economic policies.
In 2001, SNP MP Allan Dorans listed seven ways his party have tackled inequality. You can read the detail at the link below:
What is Labour’s record on protecting those who need help most?
How about refusing to oppose the cap on welfare spending? See: https://www.workersliberty.org/index.php/story/2022-01-14/parliamentary-labour-party-refuses-oppose-cap-welfare-spending
As for the Scotsman headline. Why do you think they’re taking time to spend this money? Could it be because, unlike the Tories, they want to be sure it goes to those who need it most?