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Title: Scotland can help the UK fix its disastrous system of benefits for disabled people
Authors: Rummery, Kirstein
Contact Email: kirstein.rummery@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: 29-Jan-2015
Publisher: The Conversation Trust
Citation: Rummery K (2015) Scotland can help the UK fix its disastrous system of benefits for disabled people, The Conversation, 29.1.2015.
Abstract: First paragraph: The new powers that look set to be devolved to Scotland include major changes for disability policy. Until now, Holyrood’s involvement in this area has been restricted to the NHS and social care – and the latter only indirectly through local government funding, since Scotland’s 32 local authorities make their own decisions about exactly what social care they will offer to disabled people.  Access this article on The Conversation website: https://theconversation.com/scotland-can-help-the-uk-fix-its-disastrous-system-of-benefits-for-disabled-people-36860
Type: Other
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/23711
URL: https://theconversation.com/scotland-can-help-the-uk-fix-its-disastrous-system-of-benefits-for-disabled-people-36860
Rights: The Conversation uses a Creative Commons Attribution NoDerivatives licence. You can republish their articles for free, online or in print. Licence information is available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/
Affiliation: Sociology/Social Pol&Criminology

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