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Digital Subscriptions > Arran Banner > 08 September 2018 > MSP welcomes extra support for carers

MSP welcomes extra support for carers

Around 100 carers on Arran will receive the first payment of their new Carer’s Allowance supplement from mid-September, back-dated to April. Each carer will get a supplementary payment of £221, equivalent of an extra £8.50 per week. This represents an increase of 13 per cent on the Carer’s Allowance currently received from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP).

This new benefit will be paid twice a year by Social Security Scotland (SSS), the first major new public service to be created since devolution.

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