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Publications

  1. Publication date:
    March 2009

    A summary of the services offered by CAS to our member citizens advice bureaux including training, information services, and social policy work.

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  2. Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    March 2009

    Briefing sent to the Treasury Select Committee detailing the evidence of Scottish citizens advice bureaux regarding the actions and policies of UK banks.

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  3. A Scottish voice for issues on welfare reform
    Publication date:
    February 2009

    CAS is a key and lead member of the Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform (SCoWR), which is a unique coalition which has been working together since 2006, campaigning for a better welfare benefits system.

  4. Publication date:
    February 2009

    Briefing which outlines the impact the credit crunch has had on Scottish CAB clients.

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  5. Benefits
    Publication date:
    December 2008

    A briefing highlighting the social policy successes achieved by the CAB Service in Scotland between July and December 2008.

  6. Publication date:
    December 2008

    What a year it’s been, for all of us. We’ve seen some big changes in Scottish Government, nationally and locally, and the emergence of the economic conditions that we now know as the Credit Crunch.

  7. Publication date:
    December 2008

    Briefing which considers the problems experienced by CAB clients living in social housing. 

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  8. Publication date:
    December 2008

    Briefing sheet which looks at the issues homeowners face in Scotland.

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  9. Publication date:
    December 2008

    Briefing which outlines the increase in homelessness issues that bureaux have dealt with since 2000.

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  10. Publication date:
    December 2008

    Briefing which examines the problems experienced by CAB clients living in private rented accommodation.

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  11. Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    November 2008

    Consultation response focusing on the problems that bureau clients experience in operating their current accounts.

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  12. Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    November 2008

    Consultation response on Irresponsible Lending to the Office of Fair Trading

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  13. Publication date:
    October 2008

    Briefing which outlines the key findings from the Growing Old Together research report about older CAB clients and debt.

  14. Understanding advice and information needs for A8 migrant workers in Scotland
    Helen Crowley
    Publication date:
    October 2008

    Evidence report looking at the advice and information needs of clients from A8 countries. A8 countries are Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

    The research findings are intended to help Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) better understand the interface between this new client group and the capacity and ability of bureaux to deal with their needs. The research will contribute to the evidence base on new migrants in Scotland and inform CAS’s policy recommendations.

  15. Keith Dryburgh
    Publication date:
    October 2008

    Evidence report which looks at the impact of debt on older CAB clients.

  16. Publication date:
    October 2008

    A summary of the CAS research into the accessibility of the Debt Arrangement Scheme for CAB clients. 

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  17. Publication date:
    October 2008

    Briefing sheet which outlines the key findings of the Continental Drift report on A8 migrant workers and their advice needs. 

  18. Lindsay Isaacs
    Publication date:
    October 2008

    Response to the DWP's Green Paper on welfare reform.

  19. Lindsay Isaacs
    Publication date:
    September 2008

    Consultation response which outlines some of the key tax credit issues that CAB clients and advisers have reported over the last year.

  20. Keith Dryburgh,
    Publication date:
    August 2008

    A response to the Low Pay Commission

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