welfare reform network






Martin Taulbut, Public Health Information Manager, NHS Health Scotland discusses Universal Credit, public health and the Scottish labour market.  “You’ve got to support Iain Duncan Smith’s welfare reforms”. That was […]

Credit where it’s due?


Joanna Spiers The views expressed do not reflect those of Policy Scotland or the University of Glasgow.   I’ve been working at Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector for around […]

Working with the real welfare reform experts





Michael Adler, Emeritus Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh, writes on benefit sanctions and their place within principles of the Rule of Law. The […]

Benefit Sanctions and the Rule of Law


Thursday 11 February 16:00 – 17:15 Boyd Orr Building, Room 407, University of Glasgow Please register via EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-fast-flowing-stream-welfare-reform-decision-making-and-appeals-tickets-21113408774   At this Policy Scotland Welfare Reform Network event, Jessica Burns […]

A Fast Flowing Stream: Welfare Reform, Decision Making and Appeals




This summarises the key issues identified by each discussion group during the break-out sessions of the Supporting Migrants in Welfare Reform workshop, held on 11th November 2015 at the Olympia Building, […]

Supporting Migrants in Welfare Reform: Next Steps


Identifying factors influencing return to work in the over 50s This new study on the over 50s aims to investigate the relationships between health, worklessness, the return to work process […]

Supporting Older People into Employment (SOPIE)