East Forum - Welfare Reform

Information and documents on this page were shared at North Forums but are open and accessible to all.


If you work for a social landlord and wish to be added to the mailing group for this forum or attend future events please email fiona.jackson@scotlandshousingnetwork.org with your name and job title.


You will find agendas, presentations and summary reports from previous Forums below which will give you a flavour of the topics being discussed.

Future East WR Forums

We are delighted to announce that SHN will again continue to fund the running of these very popular Welfare Reform Forums.  


For 2018/19 there will again be 3 Forums being run 3 times per year and for any non SHN members wishing to attend there will be a nominal fee.  From April 2018 this fee wil be £85 per person + VAT.  


Diary Date:- Wednesday 19th February 2019


Details of each of the Forums will be sent out approximately 6 weeks in advance along with how to book, venues etc.


If you would like any more information on any of the events please do not hesitate to contact Fiona at:- fiona.jackson@scotlandshousingnetwork.org



East Forum Diary Date - Edinburgh - 19 February 2019

Our next East Welfare Reform will take place at The NASUWT, 35 Young Street North Lane, Edinburgh EH2 4JD on Tuesday 19 February 2019.




The Forum will cover a range of subjects surrounding Welfare Reform and Universal Credit and is open to all social landlords in Scotland.  This event is free to SHN Members but there is a nominal charge of £85 per person for anyone attending from a non SHN member organisation.  A light lunch and refreshments are served during the day.  The agenda will be available here before the event.


If you would like any more information please contact Fiona at:- fiona.jackson@scotlandshousingnetwork.org

East Forum - Edinburgh - 30 October 2018

Our latest East Welfare Reform Forum was held in Edinburgh on Tuesday 30 October 2018.  Again it was extremely well attended and we do hope that you all found it beneficial and worthwhile.


You can now find below the presentations from the event along with the summary report.


We do welcome your feedback on our events and if you have any suggestions or comments these would be most welcome and should be sent to Fiona at:- fiona.jackson@scotlandshousingnetwork.org

Forum report - Tony Donohoe
SHN Welfare Reform Events Report - Novem[...]
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Forum presentation - Tony Donohoe
SHN WR Forum East Event 301018 TD.pdf
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DWP forum presentation - Bill Higgins
SHN WR Forums DWP Presentation.pdf
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SFHA forum presentation - Jeremy Hewer
SHN WR Forums SFHA presentation.pdf
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SG forum presentation
SHN WR Forums Housing and Social Securit[...]
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East Forum - Edinburgh - 19 June 2018

Our latest Edinburgh Forum was held at the NASUWT, 35 Young Street North Lane, Edinburgh on Tuesday 19 June 2018.   Again, we were delighted with the turn out and pleased to see so many of you join us.


You will now find below a copy of all the presentations from the event along with the summary report which you can download in a PDF format.


Once again, we hope that you enjoyed the event and found it informatative and worthwhile.  If you have any feedback, comments or suggestions leading on from the Forum, please forward these to Fiona at:-




We always look forward to hearing from you and welcome and feedback/suggestions that you would like to give.  Our next Forum will be held in Edinburgh on 30 October 2018.  Booking details and further information will be sent out nearer the time.


Welfare Reform Forums Events Report - Ju[...]
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DWP Presentation Welfare Reform Forums J[...]
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Scottish Government Presentation _ Socia[...]
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SFHA Presentation Welfare Reform Forums [...]
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