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
Key issues identified by each discussion group during the break-out sessions of the Supporting Migrants in Welfare Reform workshop.
Half-day seminar convened to consider four reports on the impact of welfare reform commissioned by the Scottish Parliament from Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Glasgow.
Dr David Webster, University of Glasgow This seminar will present a critical analysis of the UK system of benefit ‘sanctions’. These are financial penalties imposed by officials on claimants of Jobseekers Allowance (JSA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and lone parent benefits for alleged ‘failures’ in retaining, looking for or preparing for employment. They currently…
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…
This podcast is the first in a series of three podcasts on Welfare Reform, recorded at the Launch of the Welfare Reform Network. In this episode, Carla McCormack of the Poverty Alliance speaks on “The Impact of Sanctions 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’.