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Devolution

Scottish social security - an overview (Scotland) 29 - 30 July 2020 ONLINE

29th July 2020 to 30th July 2020
Online Scotland
This course gives an overview of which benefits have been and are to be devolved and delivered by Social Security Scotland. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the...

Scottish social security - an overview (Scotland) 26 - 27 August 2020 ONLINE

26th August 2020 to 27th August 2020
Online Scotland
This course gives an overview of which benefits have been and are to be devolved and delivered by Social Security Scotland. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the...

Scotland Welfare Rights Conference (Glasgow) 6 October 2020

6th October 2020
Glasgow
The continued roll out of universal credit, a ratcheting up in the scale of benefits being delivered by Social Security Scotland and Brexit-related benefit changes are all making 2020 another...

Disability payment for children in Scotland (Glasgow) 10 September 2020

10th September 2020
Glasgow
This course provides an understanding of the new disability assistance for children and young people being introduced in Scotland in 2020. This new benefit replaces disability living allowance for children...

Scottish social security - an overview (Edinburgh) 4 February 2021

4th February 2021
Edinburgh
This course gives an overview of which benefits have been and are to be devolved, and delivered by Social Security Scotland. Aimed at advisers with a working knowledge of the...

New £10 Scottish Child Payment a game-changer – and a pointer to what’s needed across the UK

04 July 2019
The new £10 a week Scottish Child Payment for each child in low income families, announced by the Scottish Government last week, is a game-changer in the fight to end child poverty in Scotland - and a pointer to what is possible, and so badly needed, at UK level. It’s also an inspiring reminder of what can be achieved when child poverty campaigners bring together partners across civic society at the same time where there is a political will, and a government with a statutory obligation, to end child poverty.

Policy Seminar for Local Leads

04 July 2018
On the 25th June 2018 Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) in Scotland hosted a policy seminar for local child poverty leads bringing together representatives from nineteen local authorities and six health boards as well as the Scottish Government, COSLA, SPIRU (Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit), NHS Health Scotland and the Improvement Service.

The Social Security (Scotland) Bill

Issue 259 (August 2017)
Kirsty McKechnie and Jenny Duncan describe an important step towards primary legislation regarding benefits in Scotland.

Child Poverty campaigners welcome commitment to a national social security agency to deliver Scottish benefits

27 April 2017

Comment on DHP Guidance

31 March 2017