Publication - Consultation paper

Disability assistance in Scotland: consultation

Published: 5 Mar 2019

Seeks views on our proposed approach to delivery of devolved disability assistance in Scotland.

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85 page PDF

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Contents
Disability assistance in Scotland: consultation
Footnotes

85 page PDF

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Footnotes

1. Analysis of Written Responses to the Consultation on Social Security in Scotland (2017) http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/fairerscotland/Social-Security/SG-Response

2. https://www.ethnicity-facts-figures.service.gov.uk/work-pay-and-benefits/benefits/state-support/latest

3. Scottish Surveys Core Questions 2014

4. National Records of Scotland https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/population/population-estimates/mid-year-population-estimates/mid-2017

5. https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/report/2017/10/impact-uk-welfare-policy-disabled-people/documents/00526666-pdf/00526666-pdf/govscot%3Adocument

6. Scottish Surveys Core Questions 2016

7. Scottish Surveys Core Questions 2014

8. Figures for 2017-18, SPS annual reports http://www.sps.gov.uk/Corporate/Publications/Publication-6020.aspx

9. https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/report/2017/10/impact-uk-welfare-policy-disabled-people/documents/00526666-pdf/00526666-pdf/govscot%3Adocument

10. Harrington and Bailey, 2005 - Prison Reform Trust Report: "23% of children who offend had an IQ of under 70, ('extremely low' - clinical learning disability diagnosis), 36% had an IQ of 70-79 - 'borderline' learning disability diagnosis."

11. Scottish Government, 2016-2017 - Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2016-17: statistics: Males accounted for 83 per cent of all people convicted in but represented a higher proportion of all custodial sentences (92 per cent) totalling 11,656 men.


Contact

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