Social Security Scotland



Social security charter laid for Parliament approval

A document which outlines the eight principles that will guide Scotland’s new social security system is to be considered for approval by the Scottish Parliament.

Published 11 January 2019

Four new benefits to help low income families and carers in 2019

Low income families and carers will benefit from four new benefits being introduced by Social Security Scotland this year.

Published 7 January 2019

New Scottish social security body to deliver disability assessments

Assessments for disability support will be carried out by Social Security Scotland, fully supported by public sector healthcare professionals, the Scottish Government has announced.

Published 27 September 2018

Dundee set for 40 more social security jobs

Another 40 jobs at Scotland’s new social security agency in Dundee will be advertised next week.

Published 23 August 2018