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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-01434
Asked by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Date lodged: 13 July 2021


To ask the Scottish Government whether it will introduce a national minimum allowance for foster carers.

Current status: Answered by Clare Haughey on 10 August 2021


The Scottish Government is committed to continuing to work with partners to take forward the recommendations of the National Review of Care Allowances, including development of a Scottish Recommended Allowance for foster care and kinship care. This will improve consistency and transparency for looked-after children, their families and their carers across Scotland.