Policy briefings

Our research projects produce a range of policy briefings and summary documents. See some examples of these below:

Unlawful restrictions on the rights of disabled children with autism to social care needs assessments. Priya Bari, Professor Luke Clements, Dr Ana Laura Aiello, Tansy Hutchinson and student researchers. A Cerebra Entitlements and Problem Solving (LEaP) project (August 2020).

The Impact of Covid-19 on Agrifood Supply Chains. Professor Fiona Smith and colleagues from the Global Food and Environment Institute (June 2020)

Unacceptable delay: Complaints procedures for disabled children and their familiesProfessor Luke ClementsDr Ana Laura Aiello, A Cerebra Legal Entitlements and Problem Solving (LEaP) project (November 2019)

Direct Payments for Disabled Children and Young People and their FamiliesProfessor Luke ClementsDr Sarah WoodinSorcha McCormack (Leeds Beckett University), Derek Tilley (Cerebra). A Cerebra Legal Entitlements and Problem Solving (LEaP) project (July 2019).

Charitable Giving to Parks and Green SpacesDr Anna BarkerDr Jose Pina-SánchezLeeds Community FoundationLeeds Parks and Green Spaces Forum, Leeds City Council's Parks and Countryside Service. Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, National Lottery Heritage Fund and Nesta, to support park innovators across the UK (18 July 2019)

For the Record: Evaluating the need to provide recording equipment in Personal Independence Payment assessments and tribunal hearings to facilitate accessibility in the UK. International Disability Law Clinic (June 2019)

Better reporting to prevent radicalisation, extremism and terrorismNeda Richards, PhD Researcher (March 2019)

Business Judgment and the CourtsProfessor Joan LoughreyProfessor Andrew KeayProfessor Terry McNulty (University of Liverpool), Dr Francis Okanigbuan (Liverpool John Moores University) Abigail Stewart (University of Liverpool). Funded by AHRC (December 2018)

Millennial Lawyers: Challenges and Opportunities for Law Firms in LeedsLydia Bleasdale, Professor Andrew Francis. A Leeds Law Society commissioned project (September 2018)

Disability related expenditure and pets care costsProfessor Luke ClementsSorcha McCormack (Leeds Beckett University), and student researchers. A Cerebra Entitlements and Problem Solving (LEaP) project (July 2018)

The accessibility of Disabled Facilities Grant application forms in EnglandProfessor Luke ClementsSorcha McCormack (Leeds Beckett University), and student researchers. A Cerebra Entitlements and Problem Solving (LEaP) project (July 2018)

Exploring the impacts of police use of body-worn cameras at incidents of domestic abuseProfessor Stuart Lister, Dan Burn (Leeds City Council), Dr Jose Pina-Sanchez. An N8 Policing Research Partnership Catalyst Project (June 2018)

Enhancing the Use of Restorative Justice within Policing. Dan Burn (Leeds City Council), Professor Adam CrawfordDr Emily GrayProfessor Joanna Shapland. A College of Policing Knowledge Fund Project (January 2018)

Leeds Parks Survey: Summary FindingsDr Anna BarkerDr David ChurchillProfessor Adam CrawfordFunded by AHRC (March 2018)

Leeds Parks Survey: Findings in NumbersDr Anna BarkerDr David ChurchillProfessor Adam CrawfordFunded by AHRC (March 2018)

Local Authority Home to School On-line Transport Policies: Accessibility and AccuracyProfessor Luke Clements, Carys Hughes (Cerebra), and student researchers. A Cerebra Entitlements and Problem Solving (LEaP) project (July 2017)

Disabled Children and the Cost Effectiveness of Home Adaptations & Disabled Facilities Grants: a Small Scale Pilot StudyProfessor Luke ClementsSorcha McCormack (Leeds Beckett University), Tim McSharry, David Everatt (Access Committee for Leeds), and student researchers. A Cerebra Entitlements and Problem Solving (LEaP) project (June 2017)

Evaluation of Police-Community Engagement PracticesProfessor Stuart Lister, Beverley Adams, Simon Phillips (West Yorkshire Police). Funded by ESRC (November 2015)

Partnerships in the Delivery of Policing and Safeguarding ChildrenProfessor Adam CrawfordDr Xavier L’Hoiry (University of Sheffield). Funded by ESRC (November 2015)