The Scottish Government has outlined plans to increase the number of workers earning the "real living wage".
Campaigners call on the Scottish Government to improve the energy efficiency of Scotland's homes.
The proposal would see an extra £10 a week go to children from low-income Scottish families.
Northern Ireland also expresses concerns, putting launch of flagship welfare reform in doubt.
UK Government urged to commit to funding school milk subsidies after Brexit.
Shelter Scotland says welfare changes 'directly threaten tenancies and risk pushing more people into homelessness'.
Package includes £300 grant for young carers aged 16 to 18 who do at least 16 hours of caring a week, but do not qualify for Carer’s Allowance.
Scottish Health Secretary Shona Robison is seeking assurances there will be no cuts to disability benefits for people set to benefit from ‘Frank’s Law’.
Scottish Government report finds that 'taking money away from low income families makes no economic sense'.
Scottish Green Party call on the Scottish Government to help mitigate the devastating effects of the lower benefits cap on children in Scotland.
Labour say the SNP must be honest with voters about its plans for winter fuel allowance.
Anti-poverty campaigners welcome the introduction of a new 'Social Security Bill' for Scotland.
Third-sector organisations warn the new 'Fair Start Scotland' scheme will fail without 'high-quality specialised support'.
Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman confirms that there will be no contracting with the private sector for social security benefit assessments.
The SNP conference has strongly condemned UK government plans to close Jobcentres in Scotland.
SNP say further cuts at a time when Britain is on the brink of Brexit is 'reckless', and warn the poorest will be hit hardest.
Fears Scots who benefit from the Scottish Government's desire to abolish bedroom tax could fall into the Tories' benefit cap trap.
Fears closures 'will cause real difficulty and hardship for thousands of people'.
The average time homeless families with children spend in temporary housing has increased by almost 20% over the past two years.
Campaigners claim topping up child benefit by just £5 a week could reduce child poverty in Scotland by 14%.
A disabled person on the DWP’s Work Programme is three times as likely to be sanctioned as to find a job, evidence suggests.
Shelter Scotland has called on the Scottish Government 'to commit to a new national homelessness strategy'.
Improvements include the option to have payments made direct to landlords and the option of twice monthly payments.
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