Scottish Welfare Fund: statutory guidance February 2018

This guidance on the Scottish Welfare Fund aims to provide a framework for decision-makers to promote consistency in decision making.

Annex E - Template for Recording Justification for 1st Tier Review Decision

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

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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