Datasets from the ESRC-funded UK Data Service were used in a policy model which underpinned the Scottish Bill on minimum pricing of alcohol.
All impact case studies (welfare)
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The UK Government established Sure Start in 1999 to provide integrated early years services primarily targeted on disadvantaged groups. One of its main architects, Norman Glass of HM Treasury, described it as "an outstanding example of evidence-based policy."
A review of the welfare system to consider ways of enhancing employment, by Professor Paul Gregg from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation, informed the Department for Work and Pensions' white paper on welfare reform.
Research from the New Dynamics of Ageing programme is highlighting the means India's older population have to support themselves.
Research from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation has been referenced in government strategy papers and informed US anti-poverty strategy.
A Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Wakefield Family Services encouraged a culture shift towards using research to improve effectiveness, and the implementation of Research Governance Framework procedures.