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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-13191: Mark Griffin (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 7 December 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what consideration its social security agency has made regarding the payment of assistance to people who are unbanked.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 18 December 2017

The Scottish Government is fully committed to providing an alternative payment solution to those with no access to a bank account. Work is currently underway to explore what alternative payment options are available that will meet individuals’ needs.