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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-10602: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 4 August 2017

To ask the Scottish Government which provisions in the Social Security (Scotland) Bill will be used to establish the Jobs Grant, and for what reason the Jobs Grant is not provided for on the face of the bill.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 1 September 2017

The Scottish Government remains committed to introducing the Job Grant for young people aged 16-24 year olds who have been unemployed for 6 months or more, and we are currently exploring the best legislative option for delivery in Scotland.