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Response to Pauline McNeil MSP's consultation on a proposed members bill regarding fair rents

22 August 2019
CPAG in Scotland responded to this consultation to highlight the need to consider social security policy alongside housing policy

Response to Scottish Government's consultation on temporary accommodation standards

21 August 2019
CPAG in Scotland responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on improving temporary accommodation standards to highlight the need to incorporate the impact of social security changes into guidance on the standards.

Universal credit

This factsheet provides an overview of universal credit and summarises the main rules affecting claimants.

Universal credit and childcare costs - what you need to know

20 August 2019
As the school year starts again, parents will be sending their wee ones off to school or nursery and will perhaps be thinking about moving into work themselves. For lots of people this will also involve turning to universal credit for help to pay with childcare costs. A new report from CPAG in Scotland’s Early Warning System suggests for some parents and childcare providers claiming universal credit childcare costs may be not be entirely straightforward.

Early Warning System report on universal credit and childcare costs

20 August 2019
Financial support to low income families to pay for childcare through working tax credits is being replaced by the childcare element of universal credit. This Early Warning System report examines the impact of this change on parents and childcare providers.

Universal credit and students

This factsheet explains the rules for students claiming universal credit in Scotland.

Universal credit for lone parent students

This factsheet has information about universal credit for lone parents on a course of education.

Best start foods

A new payment card for pregnant women and families with a child under 3 in Scotland

Universal credit migration - the latest

14 August 2019
Our first seminar now available to book