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Consultation on Universal Credit (Claims and Payments) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

Response to Scottish Government consultation

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) warmly welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation. These draft regulations represent the first piece of legislation as part of the social security powers devolved to the Scottish Government under the Scotland Act 2016. The use of the Universal Credit flexibilities has been of considerable interest to CAS, alongside the wider rollout of Universal Credit, which is already a significant impact on many CAB clients.

Author
Rob Gowans
Publication date
March 2017
Publication type
Policy
Number of pages
5