Date lodged: 10 August 2017
To ask the Scottish Government whether it is developing a strategy for the collection and publication of high-quality statistics relating to applications for and payment of devolved benefits and associated appeals.
Answered by: Jeane Freeman 5 September 2017
The Scottish Government’s intention is to have a social security system that is transparent and accountable; a system that is always trying to improve. Collecting and publishing data are key to these aims.