Social Security in Scotland: Timeline and Disability Assistance consultation 27th March 2019, Edinburgh

Mhor Collective

Details
Starts
27th March 2019 10:30
Ends
27th March 2019 12:30
Contact
Sheghley Ogilvie
0131 474 8000
Cost

Free.

Description

The Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People, Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP recently set out a high level timeline for the delivery of a number of aspects of social security in Scotland:

gov.scot/publications/devolution-of-benefits-ministerial-statement

A number of policy position papers are available here:

gov.scot/publications/social-security-policy-position-papers

At this session we will be joined by James Wilson who covers disability and carers benefits in the Scottish Government social security policy team.

At the session James will offer and overview of the recently released timeline for the delivery of social security in Scotland. A QandA will follow.

Following this we will discuss the policy proposals for the Disability Assistance consultation:

consult.gov.scot/social-security/improving-disability-assistance

Who is this event aimed at?

This session is open to Policy and Public affairs professionals in the third sector with a focus on social security.

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