Carer's Allowance Supplement: child rights and wellbeing impact assessment

The Carer’s Allowance Supplement (CAS) will increase Carer’s Allowance (CA) (£64.60 per week ) to the rate of Jobseeker’s Allowance (£73.10 per week ). It will be paid as two six month lump sums a year (each of around £221) to carers aged 16 and over in receipt of CA in Scotland.

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