The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the inequalities affecting children and families in Glasgow’s high poverty neighbourhoods, and how these have been heightened by the crisis. The aim of this research was to examine service responses to the COVID-19 virus pandemic and the experiences of families, children and young people living in high poverty settings. This briefing focusses on learning in relation to how local service providers have responded to the crisis.

An overview of the research methodology and approach used in this research is presented as an Appendix at the end of this briefing.

This briefing paper forms one of a suite of resources published from the CNS COVID-19 research programme. The full research report, other thematic briefing papers and short insight papers are available on the CNS website childrensneighbourhoods.scot.


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Bynner, C., McBride, M., Weakley, S., Ward, S. & McLean, J. 2020, COVID-19 Glasgow Research Briefing: Local Service Responses, COVID-19 Glasgow Research Briefing: Local Service Responses September 2020. Available at: http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/234083/

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