Review of the Scottish Welfare Fund Interim Scheme

The review explores how well the interim arrangements of the Scottish Welfare Fund (SWF) have worked, from the perspectives of applicants to the SWF and the third sector organisations supporting them. It also provides recommendations for the remainder of the interim period and for the permanent arrangements.

List of Acronyms

CAB - Citizens Advice Bureau

COSLA - Convention of Scottish Local Authorities

CPAG - Child Poverty Action Group

DIG - Design and Implementation Group

DWP - The Department for Work and Pensions

GPs - General Practitioners

JSA - Jobseeker's Allowance

NHS - National Health Service

QIVs - Quality Improvement Visits

RSL - Registered Social Landlord

SWF - Scottish Welfare Fund


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