Socioeconomic and health inequalities in Scotland – Election Brief

This is a joint brief produced by the Centre for Health Policy and the Fraser of Allander Institute as part of a funded programme from the Health Foundation on Improving Health and Reducing Inequalities in Scotland


Emma Congreve is a Principal Knowledge Exchange Fellow and Deputy Director at the Fraser of Allander Institute. Emma's work at the Institute is focussed on policy analysis, covering a wide range of areas of social and economic policy.  Emma is an experienced economist and has previously held roles as a senior economist at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and as an economic adviser within the Scottish Government.

Allison is a Fellow at the Fraser of Allander Institute. She specialises in health, socioeconomic inequality and labour market dynamics.

Katherine Smith

Katherine is a Professor of Public Health Policy at the Strathclyde School of Social Work and Social Policy, and is co-director of Strathclyde's Centre for Health Policy.