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Single Parent Assembly 2017
Wed 26 April 2017, 09:30 – 13:30 BST
Have Your Say, Share Your Voice!
With Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman MSP
Launch of "Single Parent Families, Sanctions & Family Wellbeing"
What’s been your experience of claiming benefits?
Single parents are still more likely to be unfairly sanctioned than others. When formally challenged, 62% of their sanctions are overturned. What’s the impact of being referred for a sanction, or having a sanction imposed for child and family wellbeing?
Scotland’s New Social Security System
Have your say, shape what happens next.
Scottish Government will control some benefits which have been the responsibility of the DWP. They want to work with single parents and other who have experience of benefits to help design a new social security system.