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26 November 2020

Scottish Child Payment applications, 9 - 22 November 2020

Initial management information indicates that from Monday 9 November to Sunday 22 November, the total number of applications received was 39,000.


24 November 2020

Funeral Support Payment: high level statistics to 30 September 2020

We began taking applications for Funeral Support Payment on 16 September 2019. This publication provides information on applications and payments for Funeral Support Payment from this date to 30 September 2020. It therefore includes figures for approximately 12 months of applications.


18 November 2020

STARR Approach - Application form guidance

In our job adverts, you will find a list of up to four ‘essential criteria’. These are the kind of knowledge, skills or qualities that will be important for the job and will be related to the job that you are applying for. This guide has been designed to help you answer questions on the essential criteria.


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.

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