§ Mr. Scott
The tables set out the details of research under way and planned by the Department. A number of additional studies are under consideration to start in 1991–92 depending on available resources but details of these have not yet been fully considered.401W
Project Cost(£ thousands) Completion due Evaluation of consumer consultations in the social security system 42 Final report awaited Hard to place residents of resettlement units 47 April 1992 Survey of admissions to London resettlement units In-house July 1991 Assessment of women users of resettlement units and their needs 2 June 1991 Housing benefit reviews 100 Completed: final report received 1 DSS contribution to joint funded research. 2 Main stage of the survey of incomes in and out of work completed summer 1990. Results published in: Erens, B and Hedges, B: Survey of Incomes In and Out of Work (SCPR, 1990) and Garman, A and Redmond, G: The Changing characteristics of unemployed men, Employment Gazette, September 1990.
Table B Planned research Project Anticipated cost(£ thousands) Anticipated completion due Changes in income and benefit status over time 103 To be decided Structure of employers' national insurance contributions To be decided To be decided Survey of incomes in and out of work—takeup of in-work benefit In-house Autumn 1991 Survey of incomes in and out of work—Econometric analysis of partner activity 16 December 1991 Survey of occupational pensions Awaiting costings To be decided Information needs of and access to service by minority ethnic groups 50 To be decided Information needs of and access to service by people with disabilities 50 September 1991 Annual independent national customer survey To be decided September 1991 Customer perceptions of resettlement units 37 July 1991 Effect of benefit availability on housing decisions 60 To be decided