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New devolved benefits – Attendance Allowance survey

The Scottish Government Social Security Directorate, Disability and Carer Benefits Policy Team are working on the new devolved benefits for Scotland. At the moment they are looking for feedback from individuals who may qualify for Attendance Allowance. The link to the short survey will help shape the new Scottish benefits system. You do not have […]

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Social Security Scotland disability assistance assessment announcement

The Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People made a statement to Parliament, about her plans to ensure that dignity and respect is embedded in the Scottish Government’s approach to disability assistance assessments. Ms Somerville announced that assessments for disability support will be carried out by our new agency Social Security Scotland. She also […]

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Improving Assisted Travel Consultation

Improving Assisted Travel ConsultationOffice of the Rail Regulator is consulting stakeholders on Improving Assisted Travel. This research has provided a robust evidence base on which to identify where arrangements for Assisted Travel can be strengthened. We are consulting on potential improvements. Their consultation is open until 31 January 2018. Improving Assisted Travel Consultation.

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