ESRC-funded research on nutrition and school performance has contributed to the provision of free breakfasts in schools in West Yorkshire.
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Datasets from the ESRC-funded UK Data Service were used in a policy model which underpinned the Scottish Bill on minimum pricing of alcohol.
Researchers at the University of Leeds, carried out the largest study to date of the erotic dancing industry in the UK night-time economy to assess the realities of negative claims about the industry. Following co-operation with the researchers, Local Authorities such as Leeds, Blackpool, Manchester and Camden have adopted specific 'good practice' procedures, while a number of initiatives are ongoing to improve safety, licensing, working conditions and welfare of dancers.
Homeless people with complex support needs – such as mental health and/or drug/alcohol problems – have become a policy priority in the UK because they are disproportionately ‘failed by’ or ‘resistant to’ existing interventions.
Research on biased jury decisions in rape trials informed Home Office legislation review and judicial assessments in New Zealand.