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Stage one report on the Social Security (Scotland) Bill: Scottish Government response

Published: 15 Dec 2017

The Scottish Government responds to the Social Security Committee’s Stage 1 report on the Social Security (Scotland) Bill.

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Contents
Stage one report on the Social Security (Scotland) Bill: Scottish Government response
Part 3: Supplementing Assistance Under Other Enactments

44 page PDF

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Part 3: Supplementing Assistance Under Other Enactments

Carers Allowance Supplement

The Committee welcomes the Scottish Government's commitment to increase carer's allowance.

103. The Scottish Government is pleased to have the Committee's support for its commitment to increase Carer's Allowance. Carers make an immense contribution to Scottish society and it is clearly unfair that the support they receive in the form of Carer's Allowance, which is currently reserved to the UK Government, is the lowest of all working age benefits.


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