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  1. 26 Dec 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has published its summary of advice issued for the last financial year.

  2. 7 Oct 2020

    by Mhoraig Green, CAS Strategic Lead on Social Justice.

    This article was first published in the Herald on 7 October 2020.

  3. 31 Aug 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed today's report by the Poverty and Inequality Commission about the levels of unspent money in the Scottish Welfare Fund.  

  4. 19 Aug 2020

    by Rob Gowans, CAS senior policy officer.

    This article was first published in the Herald on 19 August 2020.

  5. 19 Aug 2020

    A fundamental review of disability assistance in Scotland must be initiated by the Scottish Government during the next parliament, according to a coalition of organisations campaigning for long-term improvements to social security for disabled people. 

  6. 22 Jul 2020

    by Debbie Horne, CAS Social Justice policy officer.

    This article first appeared in the Herald on 22 July 2020.

  7. 10 Jul 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the National Audit Office report on Universal Credit.  

  8. 8 Jul 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has warned too many people will still fall into poverty without further changes to the social security system, following the statement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

  9. 7 Jul 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has called for a strengthening in the social security safety net as figures released today show a rising number of people applying to the Scottish Welfare Fund. 

  10. 22 Jun 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed today’s decision by the Court of Appeal to back the Child Poverty Action Group’s challenge to the UK government’s interpretation of Universal Credit (UC) regulations.

  11. 20 May 2020

    CAS has welcomed the passing today of amendments to the Coronavirus Scotland No. 2 Bill that will introduce exemptions for people receiving social security and on low incomes from paying fees should they fall into debt and require a bankruptcy. 

  12. 15 May 2020

    The proportion of advice issued by the Citizens Advice network relating to employment has doubled between March and April and quadrupled since February new data reveals. ​

  13. 6 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to news that the Scottish Government has agreed to increase carer’s allowance by £230.10 in June.

  14. 5 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the news that 1.8 million claims have been made for Universal Credit across the UK during the covid-19 outbreak.

  15. 14 Apr 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has today launched a new national advice helpline to boost the network’s service during the coronavirus crisis and beyond.

  16. 9 Apr 2020

    Scotland is facing a ‘cost of living crisis’ amid the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a new tracking poll for Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

  17. 1 Apr 2020

    by Rory Mair CBE, Chair of Citizens Advice Scotland.

    NB This article appeared in the Herald on 1 April 2020

  18. 24 Mar 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed the suspension of benefit reviews and reassesments during the coronavirus crisis, branding the move ‘commonsense’.

  19. 19 Mar 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, outlining a series of emergency measures the Treasury could take to protect household incomes during the Coronavirus crisis. 

  20. 18 Mar 2020

    A coalition of anti-poverty charities is today calling for a significant boost to the Scottish Welfare Fund.

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