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Four new benefits to help Scottish families in 2019

6 January 2019

Four new benefits to help Scottish families in 2019

Carer’s Allowance Supplement discussion

Carers welcome cash support at Christmas

27 December 2018

Second Carer’s Allowance Supplement paid

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.

Carers welcome extra financial help.

Second carers payment date set

29 November 2018

The next payment of the Carer's Allowance Supplement will be made to the majority of carers on 14 December.

Two small children

Help for low income families

20 November 2018

Pregnancy and Baby Payment applications open on Monday 10 December.