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Governance

Joint Ministerial Working Group on Welfare

Established to provide a forum for discussion and decision-making to ensure the implementation of welfare and employment-related aspects of the Scotland Act 2016.

Advisory and Reference Groups

Funeral Payment and Funeral Poverty Reference Group

Established to support Scottish policy development on a new funeral payment.

Best Start Grant Reference Group

Established to support Scottish Policy development of the new Best Start Grant.

Disability and Carers Benefit Expert Advisory Group

Established to provide recommendations and advice to Scottish Ministers on the policy and practice options being developed on disability and carers benefits.

Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefits Advisory Group

Established to support Scottish policy development on social security benefits for people affected by industrial injuries and ill health.

Carer Benefit Advisory Group

Established to support Scottish policy development on social security benefits for carers.