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[1] Scottish Government, Homelessness Statistics: additional analysis by local authority, July 2019 Link.

[2] Scotland’s Census 2011, Table DC4214SCca. ‘Ethnic minority’ includes all non-‘white’ ethnic groups, plus White Irish, White Gypsy/Traveller, White Polish and White Other.

[3] Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) 2020 (link). Scotland’s Census 2011, Table LC2801SC.

[4] One exception has been Heldon West & Fogwatt in Buckie, which moved into the most deprived decile.

[5] Scotland’s Census 2011, Table LC4420SC.

[6] Available online. Link.

[7] GREC, briefing available online. Link. There were six speakers and 65 participants in total.

[8] More than 200 people took part in this research.

[9] Aberdeenshire New Scots Housing Strategy Review Discussion Paper (Internal), April 2021.

[10] Summary write-up based on SSAMIS project fieldwork, 2014-15. Link.