Statement on Social Security at Holyrood

Christine Sinclair interviewed by Greg Hoare from ITV Border on changes to Social Security at Holyrood



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Over 2000

people were helped to claim nearly £8 million of additional income

£12.5 Million

In 2016/17 we assisted nearly 900 people to deal with their debts totalling £12.5 million


people remained in their homes as a result of negotiation and representation in court

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