Poverty and Deprivation in Dumfries and Galloway: A Spatial Approach

Hill, C. and Clelland, D. (2015) Poverty and Deprivation in Dumfries and Galloway: A Spatial Approach. Project Report. Dumfries and Galloway Council.

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Abstract

This study was commissioned and funded by Dumfries and Galloway Council to provide evidence and analysis of the nature and patterns of poverty and deprivation across the region. It complements the Dumfries and Galloway Regional Economic Strategy Baseline Study and Regional Economic Profile published in 2014 and the four Area Profiles published earlier in the year (2015), and has been used to inform the development of the region’s first Anti-Poverty Strategy. It is consistent with best practice in policy development by providing quantitative data, drawn from national and local sources and qualitative information, and qualitative data drawn from Discussion Groups with people experiencing poverty across the region. The findings will be used to inform Elected Members, officers and partners throughout the implementation of the Anti-Strategy over the coming five years and also in its final evaluation.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Clelland, Mr David and Hill, Professor Carol
Authors: Hill, C., and Clelland, D.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Publisher:Dumfries and Galloway Council
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2015 Dumfries and Galloway Council
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the publisher

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