OPFS welcomes commitment that the Scottish Social Security Agency will treat those who use the service with dignity, respect and fairness.
OPFS welcomes the commitment that the Scottish Social Security Agency will treat those who use the service with dignity, respect and fairness. The process of developing the suite of early years benefits – Best Start Grants in particular – has …
OPFS replied to the Scottish Parliament’s Social Security Committee inquiry into social security and in-work poverty. The Committee’s focus is on the potential impact of Universal Credit on in-work poverty and indications of increasing needs in working households.
OPFS recognises that for many families headed by a single parent, maintaining a healthy diet is a daily financial challenge, particularly in the context of punitive UK welfare reform. There is strong evidence of the impact of diet in children’s early years.
OPFS submission to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the draft regulations for the new Best Start Grant welcomed it as an encouraging step forward for Scotland.
OPFS submission to Scottish Parliament Education & Skills Committee
Submission from OPFS to the Welfare Reform Committee concerning the future delivery of employment support.
OPFS submission to DWP closing Glasgow jobcentres
Glasgow City Council – Colleges and Lifelong Learning Policy Commission: Call for Evidence September 2016. OPFS submission which looks at the barriers to single parents participation in college learning, and recommendations on possible solutions to tackle these barriers.
The consultation on the Scottish Government’s proposals for a Child Poverty Bill includes: Enshrining in legislation our ambition to eradicate child poverty Reinstating statutory income-based targets to reduce the number of children living in poverty Placing a duty on Scottish Ministers to …