Reading Time: 6 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.
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.
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
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
Devolved disability benefits: how might entitlement be assessed?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Control over some disability benefits (including personal independence payment (PIP), disability living allowance (DLA) and industrial injuries benefits, amongst others) will soon be devolved to