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Adult Disability Payment Launch Dates Announced

New Applications to open in March. The Scottish Government’s next benefit, Adult Disability Payment (ADP), will open for new applications in pilot areas from 21 March 2022. This new payment, to be administered by Social Security Scotland, will replace Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Disability

Child Disability Payment Opens for Applications

Financial support for families of children with a disability available nationwide. Child Disability Payment opens for new applications across the country from today. For the first time anywhere in the UK, disability benefit applicants can apply online, as well as by phone, post or face-to-face.

Carer’s Allowance Supplement Bill Passed

Unpaid carers to receive double additional payment Tens of thousands of unpaid carers will receive a double payment of the Carer’s Allowance Supplement this winter under legislation passed unanimously by the Scottish Parliament this evening. Recognising the additional pressures unpaid carers face as a result