Citizens Advice Scotland

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has warned that hundreds of thousands of people in Scotland are missing out on money they are entitled to. A new report from “Policy in Practice” estimates that close to £23 billion in social security payments and cheaper deals are going unclaimed acr

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has unlocked a total of £3 million for winter energy clients. CABs saw a large increase in demand for advice around fuel vouchers and emergency credit for prepayment meters last winter, new data published today reveals.

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Hundreds of thousands of people have missed a debt repayment in the past year, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) suggests. The charity analysed polling from the research company YouGov which found that 8 per cent of people had missed a debt repayment at least once in the past year.

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Fuel poverty rates in Scotland increased to 31% of all households in 2022, of which more than 18% were in extreme fuel poverty, the latest Scottish House Condition Survey has found.

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Energy regulator Ofgem has today announced a significant reduction of the energy price cap for the second quarter of 2024, though a charity is stressing that prices are still too high for many households.

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A new campaign is encouraging people to seek advice if they are worried about their debts, as research shows over 660,000 people cite debt as impacting their mental health. Analysis of polling from research company YouGov suggests around 665,148 of people in Scotland have seen their mental health an

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Extra help for people struggling with council tax debt will be on offer in three local authority areas under a pilot scheme. The Scottish Government is providing Citizens Advice Scotland with £200,000 funding to better understand the reasons why some people end up in council tax arrears and to

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is warning policymakers to prioritise support for those struggling amid the cost-of-living crisis as a new report reveals its impact across the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) network. The charity’s monthly data report found that demand for advice around Crisis Gran

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