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  1. 10 Mar 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed an announcement by the Scottish Government that a new strategy for Scotland's rented sector will form part of new 20 year route map for housing to be published next week.

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  2. 10 Mar 2021

    by Myles Fitt, Strategic Lead for Financial Health policy.

    This article first appeared in the Herald on 10 March 2020.

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  3. 9 Mar 2021

    From 26 March 2021, there will be a new system for organ and tissue donation after death. This is an 'opt out' system. Most adults who have not opted in or out of donation during their lifetime will be assumed to agree to donation. 

  4. 8 Mar 2021

  5. 3 Mar 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland has expressed disappointment that the Chancellor today failed to make the £20-per-week uplift to Universal Credit permanent.  

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  6. 3 Mar 2021

    by Sarah McDermott, Senior policy officer (Strong Communities team)

    This article first appeared in the Herald on 3 March 2021.

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  7. 2 Mar 2021

    As we look to the end of our financial year, this seems a good opportunity to provide an update on our campaign planning approach for coming months.

  8. 24 Feb 2021

    MSPs from across Scotland will recognise the impact of the Citizens Advice network in Scotland in a special members’ business debate at Holyrood today.

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  9. 24 Feb 2021

    by David Scott, CAS Social Justice policy team

    This article first appeared in the Herald on 24 February 2021.

  10. 23 Feb 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the passage of the Heat Networks Bill in the Scottish Parliament today.

  11. by Myles Fitt, CAS Strategic Lead on Financial Health policy.

    This column first appeared in the Herald on 17 February 2021.

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  12. 16 Feb 2021

    Thank you very much for all your support for the Money Map tool, which was launched in November 2020. Following the success of the tool, the Scottish Government are supporting a re-launch of this campaign which will be live from Wednesday 17th February.

  13. 10 Feb 2021

    Shocking new analysis from CAS shows that Universal Credit will fall below its 2013 value in real terms if plans to end the £20 uplift are not reversed.

  14. 10 Feb 2021

    by Ruth Mendel, CAS Financial Health team.

    This article was first published in the Herald on 10 February 2021.

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  15. 5 Feb 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland has today welcomed the publication of the Scottish Government’s draft Heat in Buildings Strategy

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  16. 5 Feb 2021

    Responding to news the energy price cap is to increase  by £96 for default tariff customers, and by £87 for pre-payment meter customers, Citizens Advice Scotland Fair Markets spokesperson Kate Morrison said

  17. 3 Feb 2021

    by Kate Morrison, CAS Strategic Lead for Fair Markets

    This column was first published in the Herald on 03 February 2021.

  18. 2 Feb 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the news that the Financial Conduct Authority is to regulate Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) deals.

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  19. 1 Feb 2021

    Following the success of the Money Map tool campaign in November last year, the Scottish Government are now planning their own campaign promoting our tool, starting Wednesday 17 February. Thank you to all bureaux who supported our campaign and contributed to the tool’s success!

  20. 27 Jan 2021

    The Citizens Advice network in Scotland helped 19,554 people in December, as concerns around debt and benefits continued amid Covid-19 restrictions, according to new data released today.

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