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S5W-09654: Mark Griffin (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 13 June 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what the timetable is for the campaign to encourage young carers to find about out their entitlement to Carer's Allowance, including when the campaign will close.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 23 June 2017

A targeted campaign to promote Carer's Allowance to 16 – 24 year olds ran during Carers Week 2017 (12 – 18 June).

Material to encourage benefit take up amongst young carers will continue to be promoted on the Young Scot website.