13th April 2018 by Jeane Freeman MSP
A recent Appeal Court ruling that dismissed the case of Jayson Carmichael, who cannot share a bedroom with his wife Jacqueline due to her severe health issues, is yet another example of the UK Government putting barriers in the way of disabled people. Mr and Mrs Carmichael, from Merseyside, have been fighting their case against...
28th April 2017 by Linda White
The Scottish Government will become responsible the Sure Start Maternity Grant, currently administered by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The Sure Start Maternity Grant is a one-off payment of £500 to help towards the costs of having your first child and available to recipients, or partners of recipients on a qualifying benefit. If...