Universal Credit

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The national roll out of Universal Credit continued yesterday with the benefit now available to new single claimants in Kirkwall, Lerwick and Stornoway. Universal Credit, the new benefit that will replace Jobseeker’s Allowance, Employment Support Allowance, Income Support, Tax Credits and Housing

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Mary Taylor The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has urged the record cohort of SNP MPs heading to Westminster to make the devolution of further powers to Scotland a priority.

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The Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland and UNISON have joined together to call on political parties to lay out policies to tackle in-work poverty. The call comes as the child poverty charity and trade union release their report Fair Work and Decent Childhoods – policies for those who work to l

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Chris Goulden Universal Credit can’t reduce poverty on its own, says Chris Goulden, head of poverty team at Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

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Cabinet secretary Alex Neil is joined by West Lothian Housing Partnership's John Hill, GHA chair Gordon Sloan, Cube chair Liz Ruine, Wheatley Group chief executive Martin Armstrong, Loretto's Douglas Robin, welfare benefit advisors and modern apprentices Wheatley Group has helped tenants access £12

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