The ‘Help to Claim’ service which is funded by the DWP but delivered by Citizens Advice Scotland does not protect the date a person makes a claim.
Local MSP Rhoda Grant , Labour is concerned about the UK Government’s plan to cut free TV Licences for the over 75’s .
It will be open for applications from the 3rd of June and is part of the new Social Security Scotland.
‘Funeral Payments’ was one of the powers newly devolved to Scotland.
The total value of DHP awards across Scotland was £56.9 million.
“The impact on the human rights of the most vulnerable in the UK will be immense.”
“Any one of us could experience a change in circumstances at any time”
“Carers make a vital contribution to society, which this payment recognises, putting an extra £442 in their pockets this financial year. “
“Eligible carers will get a supplementary payment of £221, equivalent of an extra £8.50 per week”
“Sometimes I think the Tory party can sink no lower”