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Publications

  1. Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    October 2011

    Submission from Citizens Advice Scotland to the Local Government and Regeneration Committee Scrutiny of the Scottish Government’s Spending Review 2011 and Draft Budget 2012-13

  2. Matt Lancashire
    Publication date:
    October 2011

    Crisis Loans and Community Care Grants are to be devolved to Scotland. This response to the consultation advised Scottish Government how successor arrangements might operate in Scotland.

     

  3. Keith Dryburgh and Matt Lancashire
    Publication date:
    October 2011

    CAS's submission to the Scottish Parliament Health & Sport Committee, which will be scrutinising the UK Welfare Reform Bill Legislative Consent Motion, gives detail on the impact of aspects of the bill to Scotland’s people, services and economy. In addition it sets out our arguments for the establishment of a Scottish Parliament Welfare and Benefits Committee and our position on the LCM.

  4. Matt Lancashire and Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    October 2011

    CAS has prepared a briefing on the impact of the welfare reform bill on Scotland’s people, services, and devolved areas and called for the Scottish Parliament to set up a Welfare Reform Bill Committee.

  5. Publication date:
    October 2011

    Part of our series of briefing sheets based on the report Being Young Being Heard, this sheet focuses on the problems young people face with benefits.

  6. Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    October 2011

    Submission from Citizens Advice Scotland to the Finance Committee scrutiny of the Scottish Government’s Spending Review 2011 and Draft Budget 2012-13

  7. Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    September 2011

    The CAS response to the second year of the Harrington Review, based on the input of over 130 managers, advisers and volunteers from 60 different bureaux across Scotland.

  8. Publication date:
    September 2011

    This briefing draws on the Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform (SCoWR) manifesto to set out five key principles for welfare reform agreed by our diverse membership. It calls on the House of Lords to ensure these principles underpin debate and decisions on the Welfare Reform Bill.

  9. Matt Lancashire
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    August 2011

    CAS’s response to the Government’s consultation on the introduction of Personal Independence Payments outlines potential impacts in Scotland of the proposed changes in Scotland.

  10. Publication date:
    August 2011

    This briefing sheet looks at the sharp rise in sanctions and the unhelpful effects they have on the people affected, as well as recommendations for improving the system.

  11. Matt Lancashire
    Publication date:
    July 2011

    The Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform (SCoWR) response to the SSAC consultation on passported benefits.

  12. Publication date:
    June 2011

    CAS was involved in the shaping and writing of amendments proposed by action for children/SCoWR for the third reading of the welfare reform bill. The amendment relates to childcare and costs, and work focused interviews.

  13. Matt Lancashire
    Publication date:
    June 2011

    The CAS welfare reform briefing has been sent to all Scottish MPs before the 3rd reading of the Welfare Reform Bill in the House of Commons. The focus of the briefing looks at the major issues affecting our clients in the bill and impact on devolved legislation in Scotland.

  14. Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    April 2011

    Response from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) to the Work and Pensions Committee.

     

  15. Publication date:
    March 2011

    This report is a detailed look at the benefits issues that clients bring to the Scottish CAB Service

  16. Alizeh Hussain
    Publication date:
    February 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland’s briefing for the Westminster Hall debate taking place on Tuesday the 8th of February on the effects of housing benefit changes on Scotland.

  17. Publication date:
    February 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland is a member of SCoWR, the Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform. This is the SCoWR response to the Disabilty Living Allowance reform consultation.

  18. Matt Lancashire
    Publication date:
    February 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland's response to the DWP consultation response on the reform of Disability Living Allowance (DLA).

  19. Matt Lancashire and Alizeh Hussain
    Publication date:
    November 2010

    CAS briefing on the impact of the Comprehensive Spending Review on the Department for Works and Pensions.

  20. Matt Lancashire and Alizeh Hussain
    Publication date:
    November 2010

    CAS briefing on the impact of the Comprehensive Spending Review on the Department for Works and Pensions.

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