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Scots welfare claimants to have right to support at health assessments

Bill amendment claimed to make Scotland different; DWP disagrees

Social Security Bill passes first Holyrood stage

No opposition to bill, but MSPs request more detail

Holyrood passes Child Poverty Bill

Targets in place to reduce child poverty by 2030

MSP proposes end to 'period poverty'

Views sought on idea to provide free sanitary products

Social Security Bill goes out to public views

Holyrood committee issues call for evidence

Social Security Bill begins Holyrood journey

Eleven benefits to be devolved, and further top-up powers

Support for human trafficking victims to be doubled

Matheson announces 90-day minimum help for adult victims

Child Poverty Bill passes stage 1

No opposition at first parliamentary hurdle

Bedroom tax assessment must look at vacant dwelling, Inner House rules

Extra livingroom on social work advice held not to affect bedroom count

Child poverty targets should be strengthened, MSPs believe

Committee's stage 1 report says timescales "too distant"

Legal Spark in crowdfunding appeal for "rape clause" challenge

Law centre seeks means to take advice on court case

Committees unite to demand clarity over welfare powers transfer

Joint Holyrood/Westminster letters point up need to safeguard claimants