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Carers

Young carer grant

Plans for additional support for carers aged 16 to 18 in Scotland.

Carer's allowance supplement

A top-up payment available to people receiving carer's allowance in Scotland.

CPAG judicial review project – early successes

26 April 2019
As our Early Warning System has found increasingly in recent months, people are facing problems with how decisions are being made about their benefits. It’s vital that people have the right of appeal, and that decision-making is clear and fair, and we know this is not always the case.

CPAG in Scotland's full response to the Scottish Government's consultation on social security in Scotland

31 October 2016

Scottish Government consulation on social security in Scotland

19 October 2016
Read our briefing which give an overview of some of the key points we’re likely to raise in our consultation response. These include the need to use new ‘top-up’ power to invest in child benefit and the need to ensure benefits for carers and disabled people are adequate and fairly delivered.