Results of the consultation on Disabled Students’ Allowance in Scotland: ‘DSA consultation individual response analysis‘ was published earlier today. The Executive Summary states: “Following the review, Ministers regard administrative arrangements for DSA as generally fit for purpose. Accordingly, there is no call for either a wholesale review of the purpose of DSA or the rationale for supporting such a scheme.”
Adventures in Evidence have released some new analysis on statistics released on DSA in Scotland entitled: ‘DSA in Scotland: Settling at its new level?‘ . In her analysis, author Lucy Hunter observes: In the absence of any announced change to policy, it remains unclear what has caused the sudden – and now sustained – reduction […]
Adventures In Evidence have a new post out focussed on Scottish consultations on DSAs: “Disabled Students Allowance: business as usual in 2015-16?” Adventures in Evidence, by policy analyst Lucy Hunter, has a strong focus on student support in Scotland, do check it out.