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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-09100: Mark Griffin (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 2 May 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by Jeane Freeman on 27 April 2017 (Official Report, c. 44), which of the 11 devolved benefits will not be delivered by the new social security agency.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 10 May 2017

As I said in my statement on 27 April 2017, Discretionary Housing Payments will continue to be delivered by local authorities. This benefit will not be delivered by the new social security agency.