Publication - Research publication

Analysis of written responses to the consultation on social security in Scotland

Published: 22 Feb 2017
Directorate:
Social Security Directorate
Part of:
Equality and rights, Research
ISBN:
9781786527912

Analysis of responses to a public consultation to inform the content of the new Scottish Social Security Bill.

162 page PDF

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162 page PDF

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Contents
Analysis of written responses to the consultation on social security in Scotland
Appendix 3: List of suggestions on which services should promote awareness of the Funeral Payment

162 page PDF

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Appendix 3: List of suggestions on which services should promote awareness of the Funeral Payment

Services which should promote awareness of the Funeral Payment to ensure that claimants know about it at the relevant time?

Suggestions supported by a large number of respondents :

  • funeral directors / homes; and
  • registrars.

Suggestions supported by many respondents :

  • NHS / health professionals;
  • local authority;
  • Scottish Government / DWP / Scottish social security agency; and
  • advice services / third sector / community groups.

Suggestions supported by some respondents :

  • hospital / health centre;
  • GPs;
  • social care / social work services;
  • hospice / palliative care services; and
  • bereavement support services.

Suggestions supported by a few respondents:

  • faith groups;
  • police;
  • housing association / social landlord;
  • lawyers;
  • Tell us Once;
  • bank;
  • credit union;
  • job centres;
  • library;
  • carer's services;
  • older people's services;
  • life insurance provider / funeral planning firm;
  • florist;
  • emergency services;
  • education services;
  • employers' HR departments;
  • Facebook;
  • newspapers; and
  • post office.

Contact

Email: Trish Brady-Campbell