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  1. 25 Jun 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the Prime Minister’s vision of welfare reforms, outlined in his Dartford speech today, is ‘worlds away’ from the reality of how the reforms are impacting on the lives of CAB clients.

  2. 19 Apr 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said new changes to tax credits will hit nearly 85,000 families in Scotland, making them much worse off. 

  3. 24 Feb 2012

    The government’s welfare reforms are having a devastating impact on thousands of sick and disabled Scots – according to evidence published today (Thursday 23rd Feb) by Citizens Advice Scotland

  4. 23 Feb 2012

    The government’s welfare reforms are having a devastating impact on thousands of sick and disabled Scots – according to evidence published today (Thursday 23rd Feb 2012) by Citizens Advice Scotland.

  5. 23 Jan 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have given their response to the benefits ‘cap’ being discussed today in Westminster. Though the cap would only affect a relatively small number of Scots, CAS are concerned about the precedent it sets.

  6. 1 Jan 2012

    Government Agencies ‘Aggressive, Unhelpful and Incompetent’

    The impact of the government’s welfare reforms is the main concern among Scotland’s CAB advisers going into 2012, according to a survey published today. The survey also reveals a number of angry comments from CAB staff about some of the agencies they regularly have to deal with on behalf of their clients - including government departments, jobcentres and fuel companies.

  7. 8 Dec 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have welcomed the news that Scottish Parliament committees are taking action to prepare Scots for the devastating impact of the UK Parliament’s Welfare Reform Bill.

  8. 8 Nov 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have welcomed the publication of a major new report which shows the devastating impact of the new Employment & Support Allowance (ESA).

  9. 17 Oct 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have called on the government to end the ‘blatant discrimination’ against young people that exists in the benefits system.

  10. 4 Oct 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) are to tell MSPs that the UK government’s Welfare Reform Bill is ‘dismantling’ the welfare system, and is set to have a ‘devastating’ impact on many people in Scotland, taking £2bn from the Scottish economy.

  11. 5 Sep 2011

    Government policy 'will force many disabled Scots into poverty'

  12. 24 Aug 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland are calling on the government to rule on whether a publicly-funded agency should be able to shut down public debate on its poor performance.

  13. 26 Jul 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the government’s sickness benefit figures are misleading and are not a true representation of the thousands of people who are incorrectly found fit for work.

  14. 15 Jun 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have called for action to help the huge numbers of Scots who are unable to find work.

  15. 13 Jun 2011

    Government Welfare Bill must address inadequate benefit levels, reverse ‘pointless’ and ‘humiliating’ conditions and ensure childcare support allows parents to work. A coalition of over forty of Scotland’s leading charities, unions and faith groups, is calling on Scotland’s MPs to ensure the Welfare Bill, to be debated in the Commons today addresses inadequate benefit levels, rethinks ‘pointless’ and ‘humiliating’ conditions and provides the childcare support needed to allow parents to work.

  16. 10 Jun 2011

    The Citizens Advice Service in Scotland is not formally involved in the delivery of any part of the DWP Work Programme.

  17. 11 May 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have welcomed the report by six leading charities which highlights the flaws in the Employment & Support Allowance (ESA).

  18. 28 Apr 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the government is wrong to claim that its welfare reform process is successfully getting people off benefits and into work.

  19. 20 Apr 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have backed a report today from the charity Crisis which shows that government changes to Housing Benefit could lead to an increase in homelessness. The change will see HB claimants in some parts of Scotland losing more than £54 per week.

  20. 3 Apr 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the government’s plans to extend a flawed benefit reform to huge numbers of sick and disabled people are ‘deeply worrying.’

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