New Scottish benefits service has helped nearly 100,000 people in a year

Nearly 100,000 Scots have been helped by a new benefits service set up a year ago.

The Scottish Social Security Service celebrates its first anniversary today and has so far paid out £190million.

It was launched as part of a major transfer of powers from Westminster – prompted by the Daily Record “The Vow” promise from political leaders after the 2014 Scottish independence referendum.

It comes in stark contrast to hard-line Westminster policies, which have seen...
source: Daily Record

2019-09-23 10:02
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