Professor Duncan Maclennan from Policy Scotland has contributed to a new report on housing wealth inequality that has informed the work of the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Commission.
Partner organisations and collaborative projects.
Policy Scotland has created a easy-to-access collection of its research and resources focused on tackling child poverty including reports on the Child Poverty Strategy and local contributions to tackling poverty and inequality in Scotland, and analysis of models of scenarios and policies to reduce child poverty.
This research report was produced for the Poverty and Inequality Commission and identifies the policies and scenarios which appear to offer the biggest gains in reducing child poverty in Scotland.
Summary and presentations from a Policy Scotland seminar on how academics and partners can influence the developing social security agenda in Scotland and research collaborations can be developed to improve the evidence base for the social security system.
Making sense of education reform: Where next for Scottish education?, a thinkpiece by Policy Scotland Director Chris Chapman has been published by the Association of Directors of Education Scotland.
The first meeting of the Regional Inclusive Growth Research Network (RIGRN) focused on agreeing a set of objectives to help identify inclusive growth research domains, priorities, and challenges to support the development of a regional inclusive growth (IG) related research agenda in Scotland over the next year.
The summary report from the Shaping Futures project is now published, following a launch in Australia. The report contains ten principles for housing policy and tax reform intended to provide a coherent framework for reforming housing policies.
Policy Scotland’s first lunchtime seminar series was led by Dr Claire Bynner, research team leader at Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland, speaking on Closing the participation gap: developing the mindsets and skills for participatory governance in Scotland.
Professor Duncan Maclennan, Policy Scotland associate, has modelled how housing outcomes impact economic growth and productivity, making the case for housing construction to be classed as infrastructure investment, akin to investment in transport links, water and communications.
A free public lecture by the former Prime Minister Sir John Major was the culmination of the 2019 Conference on Public Service organised by the John Smith Centre at the University of Glasgow.