Greens today branded as "shocking" new statistics that show the extent of impact of child limits to Tax Credits in Scotland.
The new figures show that, at 2 April, more than 8,000 families were hit by the cut. The Institute for Fiscal Studies estimates that families can lose up to £3,000 a year or 10% of average income.
The controversial 'rape clause' which provides an exemption to the limit in cases of consensual conception applies to 50 families in Scotland.
Alison Johnstone MSP, Scottish Greens Social Security Spokesperson, said: