Covid-19 Scottish Government updates and press releases

You will find the most up to date information produced by the Scottish Government here – it will be refreshed daily. https://www.gov.scot/publications/ddtf-status-update-from-chair-19-march-2020/ Scottish Government updates and press releases Shielding update 23/07/20 People who have been advised to shield because of Covid-19, will no longer have to do so from 1 August. Those affected will receive […]

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HANNAH BARDELL MP SAYS MORE CUTS TO DISABILITY BENEFITS “COMPLETELY UNACCEPTABLE”

Livingston MP Hannah Bardell has described further cuts to disability benefits as “completely unacceptable” and called for an assurance from the UK government that disabled people will not be left with less financial support as a result of the proposals. The UK government has announced emergency legislation to change PIPs, which replaced Disability Living Allowance, […]

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LIVINGSTON HAS HIGHEST RATE OF UNPAID CHILD MAINTENANCE

MORE than £23 million is owed to single parents across the Lothians in unpaid child maintenance, the Evening News can reveal. Arrears date back 24 years, with fears much of it might be written off as responsibility for collecting payments switches to a new system. Broken down by UK parliamentary constituency, Livingston has the most […]

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