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Social Security for Scotland: Benefits being devolved to the Scottish Parliament - June 2015

Social Security for Scotland: Benefits being devolved to the Scottish Parliament - June 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

ISBN: 9781785444623

An initial examination of the benefits which are set to be devolved to Scotland under the Smith Commission recommendations.

Executive Summary

Provides 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.