Scottish Longitudinal Study
Development & Support Unit

SLS Governance

Steering Committee

The steering committee is responsible for data protection, confidentiality and security issues for the Scottish Longitudinal Study and includes representatives from the LSCS, the National Records of Scotland, the Office for National Statistics, the National Health Service Central Register, the Information Statistics Division of the NHS and the Education Department of the Scottish Government.

  • Orla Bateson, NISRA
  • Greg Blackadder, NRS
  • Liam Cavin, NRS (Census)
  • Tom Clemens, LSCS
  • Chris Dibben, LSCS
  • Andrew Fraser, PHS
  • Matthew Iveson, University of Edinburgh
  • Hill Kulu, St Andrews University
  • Anneli Lyon, NRS
  • Jim Newman, ONS
  • Ryan Scott, NRS
  • Gary Sutton, Scottish Government Education Department
  • Gail Turner, NHSCR
  • Lee Williamson, LSCS

SLS Research Board

The Research Board is responsible for assessing applications to use the SLS. It includes representatives from the main data providers and the SLS team, as well as an independent academic.

  • Orla Bateson, NISRA
  • Chris Dibben, LSCS
  • Andrew Fraser, PHS (Cauldicott Guardian)
  • Matthew Iveson, University of Edinburgh
  • Jim Newman, ONS
  • Ryan Scott, NRS
  • Gary Sutton, Scottish Government Education Department
  • Gail Turner, NHSCR
  • Lee Williamson, LSCS

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