Issue & Idea blogs



The internal roof of a marketplace, with rows of Union Jack flags lining either side.
On Monday 10 September at 6pm Sir Martin Donnelly gave a lecture at the University of Glasgow: 'Britain after Brexit: the political and economic choices ahead'. The lecture was part of the Policy Scotland series of Brexit lectures.

Blog: Full text of lecture by Sir Martin Donnelly






A mantelpiece with a vase
A new report 'Building a New life in Britain: The Skills, Experiences and Aspirations of Young Syrian Refugees' examines the skills, training needs, work aspirations, lived experiences, and ethical perspectives of young Syrian forced migrants as they attempt to rebuild their lives in three host countries: Lebanon, Greece, and the United Kingdom. 

Publication: Building a New Life in Britain: The Skills, Experiences ...





A road bends sharply off to the right, with trees on either side. A sign in the foreground reads "NORGE".
Many months after it was ruled out by the government, membership of the European Economic Area (the ‘Norway option’) is being mooted once again. Jim Gallagher writes that over time continued economic but not political union may become broadly acceptable to British public opinion.

Blog: Kicking the bucket down the road to Norway — ...