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.