Social Security Scotland – Insights Research Findings to March 2020
Social Security Scotland insights research findings for the period September 2018 to March 2020.
An insights research programme has been established in Social Security Scotland. To date, it has involved the collection of both routine monitoring and experience information. The results from this research programme will be used to continuously improve services.
This publication covers the period September 2018 to March 2020, during which Carer's Allowance Supplement, Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods, Funeral Support Payment and Young Carer Grant benefits were live.
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Cross border operation welcomed02/07/2020 15:05:00
The Serious Organised Crime Taskforce has welcomed a successful cross border operation where Police Scotland arrested 59 people and seized more than £25 million pounds worth of controlled drugs.
Expert Advisory Group on migration and population02/07/2020 13:05:00
Experts report UK plans could trigger fall in migration.
The Independent Review into the Closure of the New School Butterstone02/07/2020 12:05:00
The Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills commissioned this independent Review, conducted by James Martin CBE, into the closure of the New School Butterstone to consider the procedures and circumstances which led to the closure.
UK Immigration Policy After Leaving The EU: Impacts on Scotland's Economy, Population and Society - July 2020 update02/07/2020 10:05:00
An update to the February 2019 report by the independent Expert Advisory Group on Migration and Population, considering the impact of the UK Government’s proposed immigration policy changes and how these may affect Scotland.
Healthier, greener town centres01/07/2020 13:05:00
Optimising town centres for the aftermath of COVID-19.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): UK fiscal path – a new approach30/06/2020 15:05:00
This paper sets out ten principles the Scottish Government believes the UK Government should follow to support the UK economy and public finances as we begin to recover from the impacts of coronavirus.
Safe return to college and university30/06/2020 12:05:00
Guidance maps out full reopening of Scottish campuses.
Blueprint for economic recovery30/06/2020 10:05:00
A UK-wide £80 billion stimulus package should be created to regenerate the economy and reduce inequalities following the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a new Scottish Government report proposes.
Resuming cervical screening30/06/2020 08:05:00
Patients whose appointments were cancelled can now contact GP practice.