As individual city policies come to replace national cities policies, this event reviewed three key, linked strands of this major shift: city deals, smart cities and what we call metropolitan federalism.
Seminar at which Professor David Bell will analyse the economic position of the UK – and particularly Scotland – within the EU.
Event to present First Wave findings from the ESRC ‘Welfare Conditionality: Sanctions, Support and Behaviour Change’ project.
The talks from Shaping Futures: Housing Policies for the 21st Century seminar on 8 December 2015 with Duncan MacLennan and Michael Lennon are now available to view online. You can watch the lectures below and download the presentations. Shaping Future Housing Policy: A New Political Economy By Duncan MacLennan, University of Glasgow Download the presentation:…
Policy Scotland Welfare Reform Network event to discuss current issues with the Work Capability Assessment.
Half-day seminar convened to consider four reports on the impact of welfare reform commissioned by the Scottish Parliament from Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Glasgow.
Dr David Webster, University of Glasgow This seminar will present a critical analysis of the UK system of benefit ‘sanctions’. These are financial penalties imposed by officials on claimants of Jobseekers Allowance (JSA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and lone parent benefits for alleged ‘failures’ in retaining, looking for or preparing for employment. They currently…
You can view footage below from the Policy Reunion Event held on 24 March 2015 on community planning partnerships. At this event Policy Scotland Director, Ken Gibb, chaired a panel focused on the emergence and evolution of Community Planning Partnerships (CPPs), a cornerstone of Public Service Reforms in Scotland. The panelists were: Rory Mair, Chief…
An SCKC Ideas Forum to assess the infrastructure needs of the knowledge economy, including both physical infrastructure and virtual networks.
Moral Victories event in association with Policy Scotland Wednesday 4 March 2015 Michael N. Schmitt of the Naval War College, Newport The Great War and the mechanisation of warfare