Summary and presentations from a Policy Scotland seminar on how academics and partners can influence the developing social security agenda in Scotland and research collaborations can be developed to improve the evidence base for the social security system.
About a study that found that welfare sanctions not only create ‘widespread anxiety’ in claimants but saw some people forced to turn to crime to survive after seeing their benefits cut.
Workshop that sought to explore the impacts of welfare reform on migrants in Scotland.
Podcast from Dr Sharon Wright on “Sanctions in policy and practice”.
Summary of the launch of the Policy Scotland Welfare Reform Network with the event ‘Sanctions in Scotland: evidence, policy in practice and impacts’.
On 19 February 2015 the Welfare Reform Network held its launch event at the University of Glasgow. Thank you to all who came along and made it such a wonderful start to this Network. The videos are now available to watch either as a playlist or individually. Our sincere thanks to our speakers, Dr David Webster…