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Devolved Welfare Shows Why Decisions are Best Made in Scotland This weekā€™sĀ announcementĀ by Rishi Sunak that he would withhold benefits from thoseĀ with/sufferingĀ mental health conditions is yet another…

Human rights centred benefits approach for disabled children in Scotland All disabled children and young people in Scotland who receive disability benefits will now be paid…

Support for more than 1.2 million people. All Scottish social security benefits are increasing by 6.7% in April, providing more support for disabled people, unpaid carers…

Modelling Shows Vital Impact of SNP Government Policies Analysis has estimated that 100,000 children will be kept out of relative poverty in 2024-25 as a result…

Fourth Rise in Uptake Since Support Increased Scottish Child Payment was helping the families of more than 327,000 children at the end of December last year,…

Ā£280m Paid Since Launch of Carerā€™s Allowance Supplement A benefit only available in Scotland has delivered over one million payments to unpaid carers, new figures show. Almost Ā£280…

Disabled & Long-term Sick Should Not Be Punished Westminster must put an end to the cruel Tory sanctions regime following new data showing a record number…

Targeted funding for people and public services. A Ā£6.3 billion investment in social security and more than Ā£19.5 billion for health and social care form the…