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Rights Advice Scotland. Representing Welfare Rights Officers in Scottish Local Authorities promoting standards and campaigning for fairer benefit reform.

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Today the Committee heard from @CPAGScotland @RASCOT_UK and @SocSecScot as part of the the Committees inquiry into… https://t.co/Y6jsxiUNYl
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11/21
2019
⁦@craigssamuel⁩ welcoming everyone to Edinburgh. Thanks for all the work you’ve done to make today such a success.… https://t.co/j5ySNiwKlI
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9/13
2019
If you’ve got some spare time, you might like to read my article on the changing social security landscape and refl… https://t.co/mqOvtAFhV5
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7/28
2019
Looking forward to seeing you all at our members meeting on Friday in Motherwell.
2/21
2019
This year we will make two Carer's Allowance Supplement payments. If you’re getting Carer’s Allowance from the DWP… https://t.co/UBZwSzqbci
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2/12
2019
Is the penny beginning to drop? "The next stage of the universal credit rollout is to be scaled back amid concerns… https://t.co/laJAByHab1
1/6
2018
Are @CitizensAdvice @CPAGUK @NAWRA_UK @RLA_News @NHFederation @resfoundation @NAOorguk, 2 former Prime MInisters an… https://t.co/WaDNoepKhI
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10/16
2018
Looking forward to seeing our members at our meeting in Kilmarnock today.
10/5
2018
DWP to fund Citizens Advice to provide Universal Support from April 2019 https://t.co/idmkYlLc6t
10/1
2018
Person-centred social security means not involving private sector agencies in social security health assessments.… https://t.co/EOulLt0eju
Retweeted by RightsAdviceScotland @DrSharonEWright "UC is a huge big stick with a very small carrot that has been nibbled at" #NAWRAGlasgow
9/7
2018
We've known for some time that health inequalities exist, our new report out today shows the scale of the problem… https://t.co/96ZfTsMBeX
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8/24
2018
Universal credit savaged by public spending watchdog. https://t.co/r1H7S6BSje
6/15
2018
In Bathgate for our RAS members meeting. Hearing from Jeane Freeman MSP about the progress of devolved benefit powe… https://t.co/VNumbShWJA
6/6
2018
Consultation event on proposed Scot Gov. Best Start Grants Regs in Edinburgh. Anyone else going? Richard
5/3
2018
18 to 21s to have their entitlement for help with housing costs restored. https://t.co/oEVDxxvPRB
3/29
2018
No one's payment will be affected if they are not able to attend a jobcentre appointment due to the severe weather.… https://t.co/bpAeabY6v9
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3/1
2018
Thank you to our guest speaker @JimMcCormick16 for his very informative presentation at our meeting.Looking forward to seeing RAS members at our meeting in Glasgow today with our guest speaker @JimMcCormick16... https://t.co/o97ibw5nRI
2/2
2018
Injustice and the need for advice https://t.co/5scTeOAsNg
1/4
2017
Dame Louise Casey compares the Government's UC plan to "jumping off a cliff" https://t.co/kcjTr4BQ3R
9/29
2017
Thanks to all who gave evidence this morning inc. @COSLA @PCS_Scotland @CitAdviceScot & @Lawscot. Minutes available… https://t.co/aSb6YnwgUv
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9/28
2017
First minister pledges to 'fully implement' Frank's Law - BBC News https://t.co/iH6eKPAkFN
9/5
2017
maybe the DWP should get some debt advice https://t.co/DbVar6pzD3
8/31
2017
DWP spends £39m defending decisions to strip benefits from sick and disabled people https://t.co/DepV6BVnWf
8/29
2017
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8/10
2017
Well Done CPAG "The correct position, as declared by the UT, is that where a claimant makes a mandatory... https://t.co/YOLOZFOT2a
8/4
2017
"Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims have been ruled unlawful, and the government will now have to... https://t.co/JfitAxg2yI
7/26
2017
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7/5
2017
Time for this to be repealed! https://t.co/e6JgI66E2V
6/24
2017
Looking forward to seeing members at the Rights Advice Scotland meeting in Bathgate later this morning
6/22
2017
Petition: Scrap the "rape clause" and the "family cap" on social security payments. https://t.co/MFrmWk3VHQ
4/14
2017
Their justification shows a complete lack of care or understand. https://t.co/nylxJbkPKN
3/4
2017
Lee Oliver and David Hornell discussing PIP supersessions at this afternoon workshop. https://t.co/c0JARF6vuzPhil Cole discussing the problems emerging from the Digital Roll out of Universal Credit. https://t.co/eGewsdqIDNLooking forward to seeing RAS members at our meeting in Motherwell today where we are discussing issues with UC... https://t.co/kZJ3KAhyuB
2/24
2017
Glasgow Councillor Matt Kerr set to explore the possibility of a basic income pilot scheme! https://t.co/ufGEDUgbte
1/9
2016
Happy New Year to all of you. https://t.co/KZcPwZpAD4
12/31
2016
We always knew this but now the facts are out will they revise their policy! https://t.co/N9GqOrC1Av
12/4
2016
The he'll of accompanying a relative through the heartless Pip assessments... https://t.co/4dVd6YYcud
11/15
2016
Bedroom Tax appeals at the Supreme Court. 2 families win but other 5 lose.... https://t.co/2z5z7CnOAQ
11/10
2016
Keep up the good work! https://t.co/slh3BGrJEV
11/4
2016
Response from the customer relations team, at the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments regarding a 6... https://t.co/3T3nGxYeoE
10/27
2016
Why did it take so long? https://t.co/35p2s6qRT3
10/1
2016
Listening to the workshop from One Parent Families Scotland at NAWRA conference #nawraglasgow https://t.co/1Xefw5Frsx
Retweeted by RightsAdviceScotlandProfessor Paul Spicker explaining just how complicated and unfair the rules for funeral grants are #nawraglasgowThe benefits system is complex for a reason...but does it need to be? @RASCOT_UK @NAWRA_UK #nawraglasgow https://t.co/IAMudOJPg3
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9/2
2016
Today we're talking about #WelfareReform @HeartScotstoun. Want to book a place on nxt event? https://t.co/fyl0nuQuWQ https://t.co/Al4fbfUfQT
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8/23
2016
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7/30
2016
David Hornell from N. Ayrshire talking about Universal Credit overpayments https://t.co/vmqXmbgwEDRobert Hinds discussing UC sanctions at RAS members meeting in Perth https://t.co/sl3bRhl1Kh
6/24
2016
European Convention on Human Rights bedroom tax victory for severely disabled woman https://t.co/6h8JZnRVUP
5/21
2016
Let's help P&K welfare rights reach their 500 likes target!... https://t.co/9OqlAI8OzJ
4/1
2016
Disability Cuts 'Will Not Be Going Ahead,' Says Crabb https://t.co/Cd62qL4bM8
3/19
2016
Chucking your job does that not trigger a sanction? https://t.co/LFxASdv7cfDuncan Smith quits over benefits plans - BBC News https://t.co/iQVs2Wseox
3/18
2016
Cuts to Personal Independence Payments for those who score their points from needing to use aids and appliances! https://t.co/XnXD32j0Kv
3/12
2016
A couple of pics from today's excellent UC Training. Thanks to Lee and Angela. @RASCOT_UK https://t.co/6SBIHil1PnLee and Angela Presenting UC training to RAS members today in Stewarton. https://t.co/czf5uMyXT0
3/8
2016
BT Accused Of ‘Shameless Profiteering’ Over Universal Credit Helpline https://t.co/e85DrjESlISNP to launch radical overhaul of benefits system https://t.co/Tr3conZjib
2/29
2016
George Osborne warns of further spending cuts in Budget - BBC News. https://t.co/zm4oVC8DH3
2/26
2016
@GlasgowNE do you want new ones for 2016 17 or current ones
2/23
2016
Members meeting today in Bathgate! Lee Oliver will update us on Universal Credit and David Hornell will lead an... https://t.co/selaa8oOKR
2/19
2016
Think Britain's benefits are generous? These countries leave us in the shade https://t.co/HqeRf8VrcY
2/18
2016
Families on average will be worse off on UC ! Not what was originally promised! https://t.co/jdgW4Xywx4
2/3
2016
Squeeze change lyrics to protest cuts to welfare state while David Cameron watches! https://t.co/fOru7OJ0PB
1/10
2016
Foodbank hits out at DWP https://t.co/TkhkiUCRjd
1/3
2015
Willie & Collette from N Lanarkshire talking about benefits for people from abroad https://t.co/U7cxu5EDYphttps://t.co/phDvzTREGt
10/30
2015
Prompted by the Committee’s recommendation of the introduction of yellow cards, the Government will trial a... https://t.co/5Iq8nQszyH
10/23
2015
September CPI figure has today been announced as -0.1% so benefit rates will not rise next year other than State... http://t.co/GmGtRKlggi
10/13
2015
Depressed man killed himself as a direct result of DWP benefits ruling http://t.co/jlpXB6Ur4e
9/21
2015
I've lived in a relatively wealthy & peaceful corner of this world my whole life - blind luck. Any of us could be on those boats #wehaveroom
Retweeted by RightsAdviceScotlandLooking forward to seeing Welfare Rights workers from across the UK today at the #Nawra meeting in Edinburgh. https://t.co/I2l1wfeNsa
9/4
2015
Statistics released by DWP today show that 2,380 people died between Dec 2011 and Feb 2014 shortly after being... http://t.co/MKPLwtJw4M
8/27
2015
You couldn't make this up! Oops my mistake it seems that they did! http://t.co/9e4YI6oc0o
8/18
2015
"Britons claiming benefits across EU 'outnumber immigrants getting welfare in the UK'" http://t.co/Rg6zbi2eqw
8/8
2015
Today we will be discussing the new benefit cuts and the impact they will have on families.Looking forward to seeing you all at the members meeting in Falkirk today!
7/31
2015
Via Morag Fraser http://t.co/Vbz6ZHDkuo
7/13
2015
Low earners suffer with changes to Tax Credits From April 2016, the government will reduce the level of... http://t.co/DSFLECDFWH
7/8
2015
Views sought on Welfare and Devolution http://t.co/u656s7Uy77
7/7
2015
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6/24
2015
BBC defends reality show for low income households - Dubbed 'Hunger Games' http://t.co/NH6W3D4JjlLooking forward to today's members meeting at Glasgow City Chambers
5/29
2015
#stopthebus... We Want to Get On! http://t.co/4y6zLgqjku
5/27
2015
The new Disabilities minister has a track record of voting against increased support for the disabled http://t.co/yci6uq4IQ1
5/13
2015
I posted a new photo to Facebook http://t.co/bekoYX63Kb
4/29
2015
Study across EU shows generous welfare assists with work http://t.co/czLkEpEc5n
3/31
2015
Leaked emails detail potential welfare cuts http://t.co/8ayCUgY9t8
3/28
2015
I posted a new photo to Facebook http://t.co/lBYWu4g5gx
3/19
2015
"The flagship universal credit (UC) system has flaws that particularly affect millions of single parents, second... http://t.co/atRrQCKMcE
3/10
2015
100,000 kids go hungry due to benefit cuts... http://t.co/n0552BoI7j
3/2
2015
Inclusion Scotland seeking information https://t.co/hmqCIU7OQi http://t.co/zpyO0hJHNr
2/13
2015
UC Go Live Tranche2 Orkney, Shetland, Western Isles 11 May Aberdeen, Falkirk, Stirling, Clacks. 25 May... http://t.co/961PhZr1DhUC go live dates Tranche1 Highland 16 Feb West Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire, Edinburgh 9th March Borders,... http://t.co/9vaZSE63jH
2/4
2015
Looking forward to seeing you all at the RAS members meeting in Bathgate today.
1/30
2015

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