Scottish Welfare Fund: statutory guidance – March 2021

An update to the Scottish Welfare Fund statutory guidance, previously published in May 2019, to include a section on the Self-isolation Support Grant and to correct any inaccuracies or anachronisms which have occurred since the previous publication.

Annex E

b) Template for Recording a First Tier Review

Case Number:

Grant Applied For:
Date Review Request Received:

Application Date:

Name of the Officer who undertook the review

Date first review carried out:

Summary of application  
Summary of key facts taken in to account in making the decision  
Any information gathered that was actively disregarded  
How has applicant been given the opportunity to put their case?  
Reason given to the applicant for the decision made:  
Any other support offered to or received by the applicant as a result of their application.  
Any other relevant information  
Decision of the First Tier Review Decision maker Eligibility
Qualifying Criteria
Reasons for this decision  

Review Officers are advised to tell the original decision maker why they are revising a decision if they decide to do so, to improve consistency in decision making and to share best practice.



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