NEW FIGURES SHOW THE SNP DELIVERING FOR FAMILIES ACROSS GLASGOW KELVIN

Kaukab Stewart MSP has said "the SNP are showing every day that the best decisions are those made in Scotland, for Scotland" after new figures show £829 million in financial support has been provided through Social Security Scotland's five family payments. This includes the game-changing Scottish Child Payment which supports over 329,000 children, with over [...]

2024-05-29T11:13:34+00:00May 29th, 2024|Social security|0 Comments

INCREASES IN SOCIAL SECURITY SUPPORT

Kaukab Stewart, SNP MSP for Glasgow Kelvin, has highlighted that from the start of April everyone who receives support from Social Security Scotland will see an increase in the amount of assistance they receive. In the 2024/25 Scottish budget, despite cuts from Westminster the SNP prioritised helping those who need it the most - which [...]

2024-04-02T12:50:04+00:00April 2nd, 2024|Social security|0 Comments

New Adult Disability Living Allowance will support 13,140 people in Glasgow

Kaukab Stewart MSP has said the new Scottish Adult Disability Living Allowance will ensure that up to 13,140 people in Glasgow will benefit from “an approach rooted in dignity, fairness and respect” with Social Security Scotland providing a total of 15 support payments.   Under the Scottish Government’s proposals, those in Scotland who currently receive [...]

2024-03-28T10:54:58+00:00March 28th, 2024|Social security|0 Comments

NEW FIGURES: 73,000 Baby Boxes delivered in Glasgow

SNP SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE FROM BIRTH   Kaukab Stewart, SNP MSP for Glasgow Kelvin, has welcomed new figures which show that 72,806 baby boxes have been delivered to support expectant parents across Greater Glasgow and Clyde.   Over 292,000 baby boxes have been delivered across Scotland - each providing around £420 worth of essential items [...]

52,000 Glasgow children benefit from Scottish Child Payment

Kaukab Stewart, SNP MSP for Glasgow Kelvin, has welcomed new figures which show that 52,245 children in Glasgow are currently receiving the Scottish Child Payment.   The Scottish Child Payment, which provides £25 per week to every eligible child, is estimated to lift 50,000 children out of relative poverty in 2023/24.   In Glasgow, 594,495 [...]

2023-11-28T15:30:32+00:00November 28th, 2023|Social security|0 Comments

Kaukab calls for cap to be scrapped

SNP MSP for Glasgow Kelvin, Kaukab Stewart, has written to Scottish Labour Leader, Anas Sarwar, calling for him to reconsider his position on the two-child benefit cap.   The cap was introduced by the Conservative government, capping the number of children in a household who would be supported by benefits to just two.  In another [...]

2023-07-18T08:13:50+00:00July 18th, 2023|Social security|0 Comments
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