A top-up payment available to people receiving carer's allowance in Scotland.
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
Additional support for carers aged 16 to 18 in Scotland.
30th September 2020
Becoming a carer of a disabled person often means a drop in household income. Carers may be thinking of leaving work or trying to combine work with care. This one-day...
27 November 2019
As part of our Secure Futures for Children and Families project, Ruth Lister, member of the House of Lords and Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Loughborough University, examines income security in our social security system in this paper.
25 September 2019
It is one year since Social Security Scotland became operational and CPAG in Scotland's Early Warning System has been monitoring its progress as it started to deliver new benefits.
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.
UC update, carer's allowance overpayments and more