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Policy and Campaigns

Early Warning System Latest Findings 4th-16th May

22 May 2020
Latest issues include: seriously ill people not receiving additional amounts in their UC, accidental migration to UC, people being refused PIP assessments on request and lack of benefit entitlement in respect of 16 and 17 year olds.

Early Warning System Latest Findings 27th April - 1st May

11 May 2020
Latest issues emerging from the Early Warning System include: claimants subject to the benefit cap not benefiting from the increase in UC, EU nationals with no entitlement to means-tested benefits; disabled people struggling to claim PIP or partake in assessments, and the impact of bereavement on social security entitlement

Early Warning System latest findings 20th-24th April

30 April 2020
Latest findings emerging from the Early Warning System include: difficulty accessing PIP claim forms, people accruing rent arrears because they are unable to move and confusion about which benefit to claim

Early Warning System latest findings 13-17th April

23 April 2020
The Early Warning System was set up by CPAG in Scotland to collect and analyse case evidence about how social security changes are affecting the wellbeing of children, their families and the communities that support them. We will be producing a regular summary of emerging issues during the Covid 19 pandemic. This summary includes case studies from the week 13th – 17th April

Response to Scottish Government consultation on Housing to 2040

28 February 2020
Our response to the Scottish Government's consultation on Housing to 2040 highlights the role housing can play in tackling child poverty and the interaction between social security and people's ability to pay their housing costs.

Stage one 2020 budget briefing

27 February 2020
Our briefing to MSPs prior to the stage one debate on the Scottish Government's 2020-21 budget.

Response to draft DACYP regulations

06 February 2020
CPAG in Scotland's submission to the Scottish Commission on Social Security's consultation on draft regulation for Disability Assistance for Children and Young People (DACYP).

Early Warning System report on universal credit February 2020

04 February 2020
This briefing provides an overview of Early Warning System evidence in relation to universal credit gathered between October and December 2019

Response to Scottish Government consultation on out of school care

18 December 2019
Our response to the Scottish Government's consultation on out of school care.