Social Care (Self-directed Support) Bill: Final Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA)

The BRIA examines the costs and benefits of this legislation and considers the impact on businesses.


1. Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Services (2011). Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Services.
2. Independent Budget Review (2010). Independent Budget Review: The Report of Scotland's Independent Budget Review Panel.
3. NESTA (2010). Radical Scotland - Confronting the Challenges Facing Scotland's Public Services. London.
4. 2020 Public Services Trust (2010). From Social Security to Social Productivity: a vision for 2020 Public Services. London.
5. Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Services (2011), op.cit.
6. For example, see Homer, T. & Gilder, P. (2008) A Review of Self-Directed Support in Scotland. Scottish Government, Social Research Report.
7. Further information on this group, including membership, can be found here:
8. It is difficult to estimate the total number of individuals who use care and support in Scotland however estimates suggest it could be up to 200,000 people.
9. Found at
10. Wood, C. (2010) Personal Best. London, DEMOS.


Email: Self-directed Support Team

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