Round-up of the Carnegie UK/Policy Scotland workshop on embedding Dignity and Respect in the Scottish Social Security system.
Dr Margaret Craig, GP in Possilpark and Springburn, Glasgow, was consulted by scriptwriter Paul Laverty for the development of ‘I, Daniel Blake’.
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.
Description of a project experimenting with approaches ‘To increase citizen participation in the welfare reform agenda’.
A review of the effectiveness of sanctions’, i.e. withdrawals of benefit, against claimants of Jobseeker’s Allowance.
Martin Taulbut, Public Health Information Manager, NHS Health Scotland, discusses Universal Credit, public health and the Scottish labour market.
How people with lived experience of the welfare system can become more involved in the design, development and delivery of the services they use.
Event to present First Wave findings from the ESRC ‘Welfare Conditionality: Sanctions, Support and Behaviour Change’ project.
The enormous growth in the severity, the scope and the incidence of benefit sanctions in the UK since the turn of the century
At this Policy Scotland Welfare Reform Network event, Jessica Burns provided insight into her work as Regional Tribunal Judge in Social Security and Child Support.