An open letter from members of the Standing Council on Europe, a group of independent advisers established by the First Minister of Scotland after the EU referendum in 2016 to consider the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU on Scottish interests.
Philip Rycroft, former Permanent Secretary at the Department for Exiting the EU, examines what might lie ahead for the UK after Brexit.
Scotland’s experiment in deliberative democracy is its new Citizens’ Assembly. In this public lecture, hosted by Policy Scotland, David Martin, the Co-Convenor of the Assembly, will set out his hopes and aspirations for this innovation.
The role of business in supporting the delivery of inclusive growth was the focus for the second meeting of the Regional Inclusive Growth Research Network.
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.
Two new publications from Policy Scotland’s Director Chris Chapman focus on the role of research and researchers in changing education systems to improve equity and opportunity for learners.
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.
Comment by Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice Chancellor University of Glasgow, on what the Augar Review of higher education funding could mean for Scotland in a post-Brexit landscape.