Social Security for Scotland: Benefits being devolved to the Scottish Parliament - June 2015
Carers Allowance in Scotland -Nov 2014
CA is provided to help an individual look after someone with substantial caring needs. To be eligible the individual must be 16 or over and spend at least 35 hours a week caring for them.
Sources: DWP benefit expenditure by local authority from 2000/01 to 2013/14 and DWP tabulation tool. Note: caseload data relatesto cases in payment.
Page updated: Tuesday, June 16, 2015