An end to poll tax debt

Proposal to end community charge (poll tax) debt from 1 February 2015.

Free bus travel in Scotland

Replacement of bus passes before the end of 2016.

National Confidential Forum

The National Confidential Forum has been set up to hear testimony from adults who were in care as children.

Business DAS

Small to medium businesses can now use the DAS scheme to deal with their debts.

Same sex marriages in Scotland

Same sex marriages introduced in Scotland.

Free school meals

From January 2015, more children will be able to get free school meals.

NHS low income scheme error

You may be entitled to a payment if you applied between October 2003 and September 2008.

The Chancellor's Autumn Statement

Government plans for benefits, tax and national insurance.

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