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S5W-15249: Mark Griffin (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 13 March 2018

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to the supplementary to question S5O-01734 by Jeane Freeman on 31 January 2018 (Official Report, c. 7), regarding the minister's comments on the tax status of the carers allowance supplement, whether she has since seen the letter from the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group; whether she has responded, and what the status of the supplement is.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 27 March 2018

We responded to the letter from the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group on the tax status of the Carer’s Allowance Supplement on 19 February 2018. In response to the part of the question on the status of the supplement, I refer the member to the answer to question S5W-14498 on 27 February 2018. All answers to written parliamentary questions are available on the Parliament's website, the search facility for which can be found at