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The latest news from Social Security Scotland

First Minister meeting Best Start Grant recipients

Parents welcome improved support

17 December 2018

Families are now benefitting from the new Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby Payment, which supports low income families.

Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby Payment

New baby benefit launched

10 December 2018

First payments of Pregnancy and Baby payments will be made before Christmas.

Two small children

Help for low income families

20 November 2018

Pregnancy and Baby Payment applications open on Monday 10 December.

Social Security Scotland staff

Carer honour for Social Security Scotland

7 November 2018

Carers Scotland recognises “positive employer”

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Members appointed to social security Executive Advisory Body

23 October 2018

First meeting to be held Tuesday 23 October.

Social Security Scotland staff member taking a call.

Over 75,000 carers receive new payment

4 October 2018

Carers welcome much needed cash boost.