Welfare

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Low-income families in Scotland with a child under six will be able to apply for £10 per child, per week to assist with living costs from November, with payments to start from the end of February.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced yesterday that from Monday, face to face advice provision can resume for welfare, debt and income maximisation purposes as Scotland remains in Phase 3 of its coronavirus lockdown. From 24 August organised outdoor contact sports, some outdoor live ev

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A fundamental review of disability assistance must be initiated by the Scottish Government during the next parliament, according to a coalition of organisations campaigning for long-term improvements to social security for disabled people.  Following the devolution of powers over 

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A new benefit to support 16 to 24-year-olds into work if they have been unemployed for six months will open for applications today. Job Start Payment is a one-off £250 payment to help with the costs of starting a new job. The upper age limit rises to 25 for care leavers and the payment rises t

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The number of Scottish households hit by the benefit cap increased by 76% in the first two months of lockdown, according to new statistics released by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government yesterday.

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Feeling Strong, a Dundee-based youth mental health charity, is creating two exciting new resources for children, guardians and young people who are facing mental health challenges.  Dundee is in the midst of an ongoing mental health crisis, in desperate need for mental health services and resou

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