Have Your Say on Benefits in Scotland

Want to help build a social security system that works for everyone? Some of the benefits delivered by the Department for Work and Pensions – including most ill health and disability benefits - are coming over to Scotland. The Scottish Government are looking to hear from young people (aged 16-30) with experience of these benefits.

Experience Panels members will have a choice of activities that they can take part in. Some will be about the social security system in general and others will be more specific to certain experiences (e.g. focusing on an individual benefit).

Taking part might include completing short surveys, or taking part in interviews and workshops. Activities can be carried out face-to-face, on the phone and online. No matter where people live in Scotland, there will be opportunities to take part.

We give plenty of notice about upcoming research, and what taking part involves. However, there is no obligation of any kind to get involved in any of the activities.

If you would like to register to become a panel member, you can complete the online registration form.

Alternatively, you can call the freephone helpline to register over the phone on 0800 029 4974

British Sign Language users can contact the team via through the Contact Scotland BSL website.

You can find out more at the Social Security Experience Panels website.


Head back to the Get Involved landing page.