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Publication - Report

Social security agency in Scotland: outline business case

Published: 27 Apr 2017
Part of:
Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781786529480

Collection of the analysis and evidence behind the Ministerial Statement on Scotland's social security agency, made on 27 April 2017.

187 page PDF

6.9MB

187 page PDF

6.9MB

Contents
Social security agency in Scotland: outline business case
List of Tables and Figures

187 page PDF

6.9MB

List of Tables and Figures

Table 1 - Current benefit system
Table 2 - Key milestones for Expert Working Group ( EWG) on Welfare
Table 3 - Summary of Smith social security powers
Table 4 - Weighting Social Security spending by Relative Prosperity
Table 5 - Option performance against all individual criteria
Table 6 - Overall rank by each main criteria in MCA
Table 7 - Comparison of costs
Table 8 - Present Value of costs ( PVC) and Present Value of Benefits ( PVB)
Table 9 - Net present value ( NPV) and Benefit Cost ratio ( BCR)
Table 10 - Standard OB uplifts
Table 11 - BCR including 200% digital Optimism Bias
Table 12 - Sensitivity of cost rankings to changes in costs of individual capabilities
Table 13 - Size of comparator bodies
Table 14 - Volume of work of comparator agencies
Table 15 - Overall risk rating for each of the options
Table 18 - Costs of the hybrids (average cost)
Table 19 - Costs of the hybrids (point estimates)
Table 20 - Breakdown of costs (point estimates) in the hybrid options.

Figure 1 - Total Benefit expenditure in Scotland 2015/16
Figure 2 - Breakdown of benefit expenditure in Scotland 2015/16 on benefits to be devolved
Figure 3 - Criteria used in MCA
Figure 4 - User experience narrative for option 1
Figure 5 - Social Security function overview
Figure 6 - Function overview for all options
Figure 7 - Description of options
Figure 8 - Principles for social security
Figure 9 - Social Security Spending by Income Deciles
Figure 10 - Actual and Weighted Social Security Spending
Figure 11 - Full list of criteria and their groupings
Figure 12 - Fiscal framework box-out
Figure 13 - FTEs in each option (Agency/ SG and public sector)
Figure 14 - Governance Structure
Figure 15 - Project governance
Figure 16 - Results of the MCA
Figure 17 - Main Social Security System Functions
Figure 18 - MCA for hybrid delivery structures
Figure 19 - MCA results for assessments
Figure 20 - Costs of the hybrids (point estimate from CAB model, with 5th percentile, mean and 95th percentile costs from Monte Carlo simulation)
Figure 21 - Capabilities needed to deliver social security


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