Findings of a study exploring the impact of lockdown on people in Scotland who may already have been isolated or excluded prior to the pandemic.
This micro briefing presents a range of evidence relating to the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on disabled people.
Disability and social insecurity: Exploring the impact of benefit changes on the lives of disabled people
Changes to social security have – in the vast majority of cases – reduced the financial security of disabled people, leaving many in poverty and isolation. New research examines the lived experience of these changes for disabled people in the UK.
Round-up of the Carnegie UK/Policy Scotland workshop on embedding Dignity and Respect in the Scottish 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.
In this Policy Scotland podcast, we talk to Urban Studies postgraduate researcher, Kainde Manji, about her work on welfare reforms and people living with disabilities in Scotland. This podcast is an extended version of the Thursday Video available on our video page.
Urban Studies postgraduate researcher Kainde Manji in a podcast about her work on welfare reforms and people living with disabilities in Scotland.
Urban Studies postgraduate researcher Kainde Manji talks about her work on welfare reforms and people living with disabilities in Scotland.
Policy Scotland is excited to announce its new series: the Friday Video! Check out the website every Friday for a brand new bite sized video blog exploring policy in Scotland from new and exciting perspectives. We caught up with some of our best and brightest policy researchers who gave us a quick overview of some of the…