About Passported Benefits
The Scottish Government uses the receipt of various welfare benefits as a proxy measure for low-income or disability when assessing entitlement to Scottish-controlled benefits. These are often known as “passported benefits” and include benefits-in kind, cash benefits or discounts on charges.
The Scottish Government is responsible for the following income related benefits:
the Scottish Government is responsible for the following disability related benefits:
Page updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013