Stage 1 Social Security (Scotland) Bill Debate - Briefing Note for MSPs

December 2017

A well-functioning social security system is a key pillar in the social and economic infrastructure needed for the prevention and eradication of poverty. The Social Security (Scotland) Bill is fundamental to the shape and direction of social security in Scotland. 

This briefing note sets out CPAG's response to the Social Security Committee's report and highlights key areas where the Bill should be amended to strengthen the legislation.