WATCH: Emma Roddick speaks up for carers in Parliament

In the Stage 1 debate on the Carer’s Allowance Supplement (Scotland) Bill, which aims to double the winter payment of CAS this year, Emma Roddick highlighted the importance of giving money straight to carers to help them weather a perfect storm of Universal Credit cuts, the end of furlough, and rising fuel prices. Speaking inContinue reading “WATCH: Emma Roddick speaks up for carers in Parliament”

Roddick welcomes National Care Service plans as public consultation launched

A public consultation will be launched this week to gather input from people with day-to-day experience of social care, in order to inform plans for the new National Care Service proposed by the Scottish Government. The new service aims to deliver a standard of care across the whole of Scotland, regardless of where in theContinue reading “Roddick welcomes National Care Service plans as public consultation launched”

HAVE YOUR SAY: Carer’s Allowance Supplement consultation

The Social Justice and Social Security Committee is considering the Carer’s Allowance Supplement (Scotland) Bill and asking people to submit their views. What are your views on the increased payment of the Carer’s Allowance Supplement? Do you agree with increasing the December payment of Carer’s Allowance Supplement? Do you have any views on the Bill’sContinue reading “HAVE YOUR SAY: Carer’s Allowance Supplement consultation”