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New advocacy service launches

30 June 2020

A new Scottish Government advocacy service launched today to support disabled people to access Social Security Scotland benefits.

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Young Carer Grant pays out over £370k since launch

30 June 2020

Over 1,200 young carers in Scotland have qualified for the Young Carer Grant according to the latest statistics published today.

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Extra payment to help carers during coronavirus

3 June 2020

In recognition of the additional pressure that unpaid carers are under at this time, the Scottish Government will be making a Coronavirus Ca...