Today we launch the first wave findings from our ongoing study. Below is the overview, summarising our key first wave findings on the effects and ethics of welfare conditionality. It draws on data from interviews with 52 policy stakeholders, 27 focus groups conducted with practitioners, and 480 ‘wave a’ qualitative longitudinal interviews with with nine groups of welfare service users in England and Scotland.
Below are nine first wave findings papers covering each of our study’s policy areas in more detail.
Update June 2016: our first wave Scotland findings
Further context and background on the study areas is available in our context and briefing papers.