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The impact of welfare reform tracking study: sweep four report

Published: 24 Jun 2016
Part of:
Equality and rights
ISBN:
9781786522870

Study was to explore the impact of ongoing welfare changes on a range of working age households in Scotland.

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The impact of welfare reform tracking study: sweep four report
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1. www.gov.scot/Topics/People/welfarereform/scottishwelfarefund (Accessed 02 February 2016)

2. Following a Work Capability Assessment, ESA claimants are placed in one of two groups: those in the WRAG are required to attend interviews with a Jobcentre Plus advisor to discuss job seeking activities and may be required to participate in the Work Programme; while those whose disability severely limits what they can do are placed in the Support Group, and are not required to attend interviews.

3. www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/local-government/17999/counciltax/CTR (Accessed 29 January 2016)

4. www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/238839/jsa-overview-of-revised-sanctions-regime.pdf

5. Interview schedules for previous sweeps can be found in Lister et al. (2014), Graham et al. (2014) and Graham et al. (2015).

6. The rationale for using a qualitative longitudinal approach has been outlined in previous reports.

7. Sweep 1 took place September 2013 - February 2014; Sweep 2 took place April - June 2014; Sweep 3 took place November 2014 - Feb 2015.

8. 35 participants fall into one of these groups - the other two participants did not fall into any of these groups.


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