Over the next 4 years, the UK Government will transfer powers for the delivery of a number of benefits to the Scottish Government.
Scottish Government will be administering a new social security system, delivered by Social Security Scotland. Social Security Scotland aims to focus on dignity, fairness and respect, and will deliver the following benefits:
- Carer’s Allowance Supplement – from September 2018
- Best Start Grant – beginning Christmas 2018
- Funeral Expense Assistance – from summer 2019
- Young Carer Grant – beginning autumn 2019
For further information, please visit the Social Security Scotland website.