Best start grant legislation and guidance | CPAG

Best start grant legislation and guidance

Date: 
12 December 2019

Note that updated versions of Scottish regulations are not currently available online. To know what the most up-to-date version of some of the regulations is, you will need to check the amending regulations listed with them, to see if the rules have changed.

The best start grant pregnancy and baby payment was introduced in December 2018. Some changes to the regulations about it were made from 21 March 2019, by the ‘No. 1’ amending regulations below.

The ‘No. 2’ amending regulations introduced two further grants - an early learning payment from 29 April 2019, and a school-age payment from 3 June 2019.

Read The Early Years Assistance (Best Start Grants) (Scotland) Regulations 2018 on legislation.gov.uk.

Read The Early Years Assistance (Best Start Grants) (Scotland) (Amendment) (No. 1) Regulations 2019 on legislation.gov.uk.

Read The Early Years Assistance (Best Start Grants) (Scotland) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 on legislation.gov.uk.

Read more about the best start grant.