The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland - Tracking Study - Year 1 Report

The aim of the study is to explore the impact of on-going welfare changes on a range of households in Scotland over time. This report provides the findings from the first year of the study by presenting results from the first two sweeps of interviews. Sweep 1 took place from September 2013 to January 2014 and sweep 2 took place from April 2014 to July 2014


The research team would like to thank all the participants who generously gave their time to make this study possible and to the many agencies who assisted us in identifying participants.

We would also like to thank staff at the Scottish Government and members of the Research Advisory Group (RAG) for their support and guidance:

Ade Kearns, Glasgow University
Alison Stout, Scottish Government
Andrew McGuire, Improvement Service
Anthony Glendinning, University of Aberdeen
Bill Scott, Inclusion Scotland
Rosalind Greg, Inclusion Scotland
Franca MacLeod, Scottish Government
Gerry McCartney, NHS Health Scotland
Isabell Donnelly, Scottish Government
Fiona McHardy, Poverty Alliance
Marion Davies, One Parent Families Scotland


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