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Low Income Winter Heating Assistance: consultation analysis

Analysis of the responses to our consultation on the proposal to introduce a new Scottish benefit, Low Income Winter Heating Assistance (LIWHA), to replace the current Cold Weather Payment scheme in Scotland from winter 2022.


Appendix B: Sectoral Classification

Given the range of sectors represented by respondents, analysts created a broad level of classification for analysis purposes. Respondents were assigned to one of the categories below based on the nature of their organisation.

Table 1: Sectoral classification

Sector

Number of responses

Third sector

19

  • - Equality / rights organisation

14

  • - Anti-poverty

5

Local Authority / Community Council

9

Housing

5

Community organisation

2

Other

1

Unknown (Individual respondents)

83

Contact

Email: WinterBenefitsPolicy@gov.scot

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