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The latest news from Social Security Scotland

Cabinet Secretary with Ruth Gallagher, Chief Officer of Voluntary Action and local delivery team members

Major progress made in setting up new local service

10 January 2020

Face-to-face support to be available within all local communities in Scotland

Extra help from Best Start Grant

23 December 2019

Call for families to check Best Start Grant eligibility

Cabinet Secretary at Best Start Grant first birthday

Best Start Grant turns one

10 December 2019

Social Security Scotland is marking the first anniversary of our Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby Payment.

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Carers to receive extra cash by Christmas

21 November 2019

Next Carer’s Allowance Supplement to be paid mid-December

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Equality Outcomes consultation launched 

7 November 2019

The consultation on our draft equality outcomes opened today (7 November) and we are seeking people’s views.

Charter Measurement Framework

24 October 2019

The Charter Measurement Framework introduced measures that will be used to assess our progress in delivering the Scottish social security s...