Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog contains up-to-date links to a selection of trusted and official external sources of information relating to support available for individuals and organisations to help with the cost crisis.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Scottish social security is growing fast. By the end of this year, the main agency delivering devolved benefits, Social Security Scotland, will employ over 3,500
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Scottish Government has said it is providing £3 billion to help people face the increased cost of living – but what does that include?
Reading Time: 7 minutes Whilst the design of the Ukraine Family and the Homes for Ukraine visa schemes are the responsibility of the UK Government, the Scottish Government is responsible for looking after and supporting Ukrainians who look to settle in Scotland. This blog sets out the arrangements that have been put in place to support Ukrainians coming to Scotland.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at social security in the 2022-23 Scottish Budget.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at the impact on Scottish households of the planned removal of the Universal Credit uplift.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Scottish Child Payment was introduced in February 2021. With further changes planned, this blog looks at its current and potential impact on child poverty.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This post summarises action taken by the Scottish and UK Governments to assist tenants and landlords during the COVID-19 pandemic to date and planned future action.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Brexit has made many things more complicated – this blog summarises a SPICe commissioned project looking at some of the impacts on
devolved social security.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The dashboard enables Members, their staff, and anyone else with an interest, to gain insights into their constituencies and regions.