Carer Support Payment: fairer Scotland duty assessment - summary

The Fairer Scotland duty impact assessment summarises potential impacts of the Carer’s Assistance (Carer Support Payment) (Scotland) Regulations 2023 on socio-economic inequality. It builds on, and should be read alongside the equality impact assessment.

Recommendations and conclusion

This Fairer Scotland Duty assessment has identified that overall, the introduction of Carer Support Payment to replace Carer’s Allowance and the case transfer process have the potential to have a positive impact on reducing inequality and tackling poverty for carers in Scotland.



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