Department of Social & Policy Sciences

Scottish Government's Consultation on the devolution of Social Security

Fri Dec 02 09:38:00 GMT 2016

Dr Kate Woodthorpe recently presented at the Scottish Government National Conference on Funeral Poverty in Edinburgh, which contributed to the Scottish Government's Consultation on the devolution of Social Security.

Speaking to an audience of policy-makers, local authorities, funeral directors, charity representatives and academics, she made a case for revising the Social Fund Funeral Payment when it is transferred to Scotland on the basis of demographic and family change.

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