The Money Advice Outcomes (MAO) project team have published the Money Advice Performance Management Framework (MAPMF) annual report for 2016/17, alongside individual reports for each local authority. All 32 Scottish local authorities submitted data returns regarding the money advice services they delivered or funded during the 2016/17 financial year.
The key findings were:
As demonstrated by the findings, money advice services continue to support some of the most disadvantaged groups in Scotland. Demand for the service is also rising overall. Despite this, the services continue to experience cuts to available resources.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss the report further, please contact either Paige Barclay (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Karen Carrick (email@example.com).