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Social Security for Scotland: Benefits being devolved to the Scottish Parliament, 16/06/15 [S]

A document providing an initial examination of the benefits which are set to be devolved to Scotland under the Smith Commission recommendations.

Includes:

  • a brief background to the Smith Commission proposals;
  • an examination of the reserved/devolved split of benefit expenditure;
  • high-level statistics on each of the benefits to be devolved including expenditure data, caseload time series and key characteristics of claimants;and
  • analysis of the combinations of some of these benefits taht individuals in Scotland currently receive.

For full details see the Scottish Government website.


Further Information

Social Security for Scotland: Benefits being devolved to the Scottish Parliament