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Publications

  1. Publication date:
    October 2010

    CAS's annual report 2009/10. Further copies and the full financial expenditure report are available on request.

  2. The experiences of kinship carers using the Scottish CAB Service.
    Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    October 2010

    All across Scotland, thousands of people care for children, because their natural parents are unable to do so. These are often grandparents, aunts and uncles but can also be family friends. People who look after children in these kinds of circumstances are often known as 'kinship carers'.

    This research is looks at the experiences of a sample of 368 kinship carers who called the Kinship Care Helpline or visited a bureau for advice between January and December 2009.

  3. Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    October 2010

    Scottish Affairs Committee: Enquiry into the Banking Sector. A memorandum from CAS.

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  4. Alizeh Hussain
    Publication date:
    October 2010

    A summary briefing and evidence based memorandum prepared for the debate on Banking in Scotland in Westminster Hall at the UK Parliament.

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  5. Matt Lancashire
    Publication date:
    October 2010

    CAS submitted a briefing for the Work & Pensions Committee for their evidence session taking place the 20th October, on the changes to Housing Benefit announced in the June 2010 budget. The evidence based briefing presents the Scottish perspective on the proposed changes.

  6. Alizeh Hussain
    Publication date:
    October 2010

    Briefing for MSPs on The Legal Services Bill which was passed at stage 3 on October 6th 2010.

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  7. Publication date:
    October 2010

    CAS wants to make sure that the people that use their local CAB are happy with, and can trust the service they receive. One way that we do this is by making sure the service is up to scratch with regular membership scheme audits.

  8. Publication date:
    October 2010

    Briefing sheet to accompany the Relative Value report on kinship carers in Scotland

  9. Publication date:
    September 2010

    CAS was a major contributor to the Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform's joint member response to the 21st Century Welfare Consultation, which saw some of the groups key policy calls for a better welfare system included in the consultation paper.

  10. Publication date:
    September 2010

    Response from CAS on the Office of Fair Trading consultation on e-consumer protection.

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  11. Keith Dryburgh and Matt Lancashire
    Publication date:
    September 2010

    Consultation response on the Work Capability Assessment for Employment and Support Allowance.

  12. Alizeh Hussain
    Publication date:
    September 2010

    A response from CAS to the Low Pay Commission.

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  13. Publication date:
    July 2010

    Information about  and how to order our public facing leaflets, booklets and poster providing information about advice on offer fromCitizens Advice Bureaux.

  14. Publication date:
    June 2010

    Briefing sheet to accompany the Fully Charged report which focused on bank charges and their effect on CAB clients.

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  15. Evidence on overdraft charges from Scottish CAB
    Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    June 2010

    Research report which looks at the continuing effects of unfair and disproportionate overdraft charges on vulnerable and low income clients.

    The recession has left Scots more exposed than ever to disproportionate and unfair overdraft charges from their banks. For our clients they are unfair – they are disproportionate to the level of infringement, they penalise low income customers for being poor, and trap many in a cycle of debt for an overdraft that can be as little as a penny.

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  16. Alizeh Hussain
    Publication date:
    May 2010

    Members business debate on CAS's evidence report on Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), Unfit for Purpose.

  17. Publication date:
    May 2010

    A consultation on the pilot operation of civil sanction powers for consumer law enforcement.

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  18. David Brownlee
    Publication date:
    May 2010

    Response from CAS on the Review of Strategic Approach to the Provision of Information, Advice and Representation.

  19. Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    May 2010

    A report on how problems with Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) are affecting CAB clients. Many people with serious health problems are being found fit for work.

  20. Collection Periods
    Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    April 2010

    A briefing for politicians on the effects of community charge and council tax collection periods on CAB clients.

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