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10 November 2020

Benefits for carers and disability assistance at May 2020: summary statistics

Updated quarterly statistics for Carer’s Allowance, Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance and Severe Disablement Allowance claimants in Scotland. Statistics are broken down by characteristics such as gender, age, duration of claim and entitlement. Further breakdowns are available on the Stat-Xplore website.


9 November 2020

Job Start Payment: high level statistics to 30 September 2020

Information on applications and payments for Job Start Payment from 17 August 2020 to 30 September 2020.


5 November 2020

Executive Advisory Body Meeting - 7 July 2020


27 October 2020

Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods: high level statistics to 31 August 2020

Information on applications and payments for Best Start Grant from 10 December 2018 to 31 August 2020 and Best Start Foods from 12 August 2019 to 31 August 2020.


6 October 2020

Our Charter

The purpose of Our Charter is to set out what people should expect from the new social security system, which we will administer. It explains in clearer terms how we will uphold the Principles in the Act , how we will make sure that we are taking a human rights based approach to what we do and how we will demonstrate dignity, fairness and respect in all our actions.


1 October 2020

Transactions over £25,000 for 2019/2020


24 September 2020

Code of Practice for Investigations

The publication of this Code aims to ensure that, as well as meeting the legal requirements for an investigation, Social Security Scotland investigators follow best practice at all times. It is designed to give assurances about training and accountability of staff carrying out investigations and an overview of the requirements and guidelines that they must follow. It does not include detailed or comprehensive guidance on all investigation processes.


24 September 2020

Carer's Allowance Supplement - April eligibility date 2018

Information on recipients of the Carer's Allowance Supplement (CAS) for eligibility date April 2018.

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