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Carers Supplement Payments paid out and administration costs: FOI release

Published: 15 Jul 2019

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
15 Jul 2019
Carers Supplement Payments paid out and administration costs: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/01490
Date received: 18 Jun 2019
Date responded: 9 Jul 2019
Information requested
  1. The number of carers supplement payments paid out in each period since its inception.
  2. The current administration costs of carers supplement since its implementation.
Response

1. Information on Cares Allowance Supplement Payments is available at:
https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Social-Welfare and
https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/ForthcomingPubs

2. While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested. Social Security Scotland’s administration costs cover all benefits and is not broken down to categories.
This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

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