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15 April 2013

Homelessness Statistics User Group Meeting

15 April 2013


Minutes of the meeting

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PREVENT1 Scrutiny Group - 10:30am to 12:30pm






Item 1: 

Final Scrutiny of the PREVENT1 data collection.  By the end of this session, the group will have agreed the content of the PREVENT1 return to monitor the impact of housing options.

Paper 1

Prevent 1 Draft Data Specification

Lunch: 12:30pm till 1:00pm  Lunch will be provided.


General Homelessness Statistics User Group Meeting - 1:00pm till 3:00pm






Item 1:

Minutes of the last meeting.

Minutes of 11 December 2012 meeting

Item 2:

Matters arising.



Item 3:

Identifying members’ needs for homelessness statistics.

Paper 6



Item 4:

Should the collection of Housing Options Data be Voluntary or Mandatory?  If mandatory, when should it begin?

Paper 2

Item 5:

What minor changes can be made to the HL1 Return to ensure consistency with other data collections, including:

  • Ethnicity
  • Monitoring the new Housing Support Duties
  • Improved monitoring of outcomes

Paper 3

Item 6:

Section 11 Notifications – what is the data telling us and should this collection be continued centrally?

Paper 4

Item 7:

Reviewing the content of the HL2 Return

Paper 5

Item 8:

Protocol for provision of pre-publication  homelessness data to the Scottish Housing Best Value Network.

Verbal Update

Item 9:

Any other business.



Date of next meeting.