Date lodged: 18 October 2018
To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-13171 by Jeane Freeman on 21 December 2017, whether the commitment to extend Winter Fuel Payments to families with disabled children on the higher rate of Disability Living Allowance will be dependent on the higher rate of the care component, mobility component, either component or both, and, in light of the reference in the answer, when the ongoing policy development process on this proposal began, including direct engagement with engagement panels.
Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville 14 November 2018
I refer the member to the answer to question S5W-19465 on 14 November 2018 and S5W-19503 on 5 November 2018. All answers to written parliamentary questions are available on the Parliament's website, the search facility for which can be found at http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/28877.aspx .