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Scottish Child Payment

Applications will open in November 2020 for the Scottish Child Payment, with first payments beginning from the end of February 2021.

The payment will be made monthly at £10 per week, per eligible child;
Households with children and in receipt of a qualifying benefit (Universal Credit, Legacy Benefits and/or Pension Credit) will be eligible;
Timescales: early delivery to eligible families with children under 6 with first payments from end of February 2021. Full rollout to eligible families with children under 16 is planned for the end of 2022.

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