Carer Support Payment: island communities impact assessment

This island communities impact assessment (ICIA) considers the potential impact of the Carer’s Assistance (Carer Support Payment) (Scotland) Regulations 2023 on Scottish island communities.

Title of Policy

The Carer’s Assistance (Carer Support Payment) (Scotland) Regulations 2023

The aim of this Island Communities Impact Assessment (ICIA) is to identify the potential impact of Carer Support Payment (CSP)[1] and the transfer of awards from Carer’s Allowance to Carer Support Payment on carers, and the people they provide care for, who live in remote rural or island communities.

This impact assessment should be read in conjunction with the other impact assessments: Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA); Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA); Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment (CRWIA) and the Fairer Scotland Duty Assessment.



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