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Carer’s Allowance Supplement information: FOI release

Published: 1 Nov 2021

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

1 Nov 2021
Carer’s Allowance Supplement information: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100238679
Date received: 10 Sep 2021
Date responded: 30 Sep 2021
Information requested

You asked for all records it holds of its consideration of whether the Carer’s Allowance Supplement should be extended to those with an underlying entitlements.


I attach a copy of some of the information you requested.

Most of the information you have requested is available from Support for carers: social security position paper - ( and 2016 consultation on social security, the analysis of responses and the SG response.

Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you do not have internet access to obtain this information from the website(s) listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.

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