Panel debate organised by Policy Scotland at the University of Glasgow. 12 September 2014. Chaired by Des McNulty, featuring Peter Peacock, Professor Louise Hayward, Philip Rycroft and George McBride. The introduction of the Curriculum for Excellence is arguably the most significant change in Scottish Education for a generation. The policy was adopted following a National…
Thursday 22nd Jan and Friday 23rd Jan 2015 Policy Scotland is delighted to be co hosting this workshop event with the Urban & Regional Economics Seminar Group and the Centre for Innovation Knowledge and Development (IKD) In January 2015. The workshop will examine the challenges facing the regions and nations of the United Kingdon following…
The leader of Glasgow City Council, Gordon Matheson, talked about the future of the City in the context of the recently agreed City Deal for Glasgow and the Clyde Valley.
About Policy Scotland’s submission to Lord Smith, focused on a number of areas where more information and more thought is needed on the implications of changing tax raising and transferring welfare powers.
An analysis of fiscal decentralization to Scotland and what sort of budget constraint the Scottish Parliament should operate with.
Jim Gallagher, Visiting Professor in Government, sets out his views about what should happen now that the Scottish people have voted No to Independence.
An independent Scotland’s currency options redux: assessing the costs and benefits of currency choice
Paper demonstrating that all of the currency options available to an independent Scotland come with the price tag of an austerity programme.
Findings from the largest study of poverty and deprivation ever conducted in the UK.
A report from GoWell in the East End examines the likelihood of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and associated regeneration activities, having economic impacts upon the East End.
This event, jointly hosted by Glasgow University and Reform Scotland, at which Cabinet Secretary Michael Russell MSP, can explain which further powers he would like to see Scotland obtain and how he sees the constitution developing.