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.
Category: Social Security
Scottish Social Security and Brexit: many complex moving parts
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.
Scottish Parliament Constituency dashboard
Reading Time: < 1 minute The dashboard enables Members, their staff, and anyone else with an interest, to gain insights into their constituencies and regions.
Devolved Social security after brexit
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at how devolved Social Security benefits are affected by Brexit.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Scottish Social Security
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at the Scottish Government’s social security response to Coronavirus (COVICD-19).
Funding Scottish Social Security: A different scale
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.
Stalling and declining life expectancy in Scotland
Reading Time: 5 minutes A look at life expectancy in Scotland.
Ending child poverty: the challenge ahead
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
Scotland’s new devolved employment support service
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;
Guest Blog – The National Performance Framework
Reading Time: 4 minutes As with all guest blogs, what follows are the views of the author, Jennifer Wallace, Head of Policy at the Carnegie UK Trust, and not those