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: 1 minute The dashboard enables Members, their staff, and anyone else with an interest, to gain insights into their constituencies and regions.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at how devolved Social Security benefits are affected by Brexit.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at the Scottish Government’s social security response to Coronavirus (COVICD-19).
Reading Time: 6 minutes Ahead of the first Scottish budget to include substantial amounts for social security , this blog looks at how Scottish social security is funded and some of the challenges of dealing with demand led budgets.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A look at life expectancy in Scotland.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The latest picture on child poverty The Scottish Government’s latest poverty statistics show that – on the most commonly used measure of poverty – child
Reading Time: 4 minutes Scotland’s new devolved employment service, Fair Start Scotland (FSS), was launched in April. It is too early to say whether it’s been successful or not;