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UK Welfare Reform in Scotland

Fairer Scotland

People across Scotland are being asked to take part in a national discussion about how the country can be a fairer and more equal place to live.

Welfare reform sub section

  • Latest information

    All the latest news, information and publications on Scottish welfare reform mitigation work, tackling poverty and the Scottish Welfare Fund.

  • Scottish Welfare Fund

    Provides information on crisis and community care grants through SWF.

  • Tackling poverty

    Provides information on our strategies and commitment to tackle poverty in Scotland.

  • Analysis

    Access all of our analytical information and reports in relation to the further devolution of social security powers to the Scottish Parliament and the impacts of the UK Welfare Reform Act 2012.

  • Working groups

    Welfare Reform stakeholders, peers, and experts working with us and sharing the knowledge to find key issues and solutions.

  • Fairer Scotland

    Learn more about the conversation on Creating a Fairer Scotland, and share your views

  • Passported Benefits

    Information on the action the Scottish Government is taking to ensure people in Scotland continue to receive passported benefits under the new benefits regime.

  • Social Security

    Information on further devolution of social security powers to the Scottish Parliament following the Smith Commission report.