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A New Future for Social Security - consultation on social security in Scotland

Last updated: 12 Oct 2016

Consulting body:
Scottish Government
Period of consultation:
Runs from 1 July 2016 to 28 October 2016
CML action:
Response submitted

The Scottish Government has requested views on how best to use the new social security powers that are being devolved by the Scotland Act 2016 in their consultation A New Future for Social Security.  A summary version of the document is also available.

CML response

The overall principles and operational arrangements envisaged in the consultation appear sensible, reasonable, fair and equitable, and should allow claimants to be treated with dignity and respect.

Download the full CML response below.