Day 7 – 11th October

Sunday 11th October

Theme

Increase financial support for carers.

Key Messages

Ask: Increasing financial support for carers from the UK Government and Scottish Government, including: 

  • The Scottish Government to replicate Coronavirus Carer’s Allowance Supplement in December; 
  • The Scottish Government to commit to Scottish Carer’s Assistance – when delivered – providing carers with an income that enables carers to have an income equivalent to the Minimum Income Standard; 
  • The UK Government to commit to increasing Carer’s Allowance in line with MIS.