Carers – make sure you get the money that you are entitled to

Carers – make sure you get the money that you are entitled to

The Scottish Government has introduced a new benefit – Carer’s Allowance Supplement. This is extra money on top of Carer’s Allowance from the DWP in recognition of the contribution of carers. This first payments of Carer’s Allowance Supplement – which are being made through a new public service called Social... read more
Food on the Table

Food on the Table

Managers Comments – A few weeks ago we launched a survey asking local people to tell us their views and experience of putting food on the table for themselves and their family. The survey covers the cost of food, but also issues like choice and availability. We are doing this because... read more
LOCAL PEOPLE URGED TO TAKE PART IN FOOD SURVEY

LOCAL PEOPLE URGED TO TAKE PART IN FOOD SURVEY

                          The Food on the Table survey will run for the next month. It is available online at www.cas.org.uk/foodonthetable Musselburgh Citizens Advice Bureau Manager Yvonne Cassidy says, “The people who come through our doors often talk about how... read more
We Need Your Help – Universal Credit Split Payment Focus Group

We Need Your Help – Universal Credit Split Payment Focus Group

Musselburgh CAB will be running a focus group on Wednesday 22nd of August (Time TBC) to discuss Universal Credit and the option of split payments for households. The Scottish Government would like to understand benefit claimants thoughts on split payments of Universal Credit.  It’s your chance to have a say and... read more

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