Fairer Scotland

  • Supporting young adults with incapacity

    24th February 2021 by

    Mental Health Minister Clare Haughey said: “We are removing application fees to make it easier for young adults lacking capacity to get access to their Child Trust Fund. “A Child Trust Fund is a long-term, tax-free savings account for children. The money belongs to the young person and they can only take it out when they...

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  • Responding to the mental health challenge of COVID-19: Mental Health Minister Clare Haughey

    9th October 2020 by

    Today is World Mental Health Day, and this year’s theme is ‘mental health for all’. I doubt there is a single one of us who hasn’t thought about our own mental wellbeing, or worried about others, at some point during 2020. We have all been through a lot, and the introduction of temporary measures now...

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