Face of a boy lying on his front and gazing out of a window

CNS: Early insights into the COVID-19 response – 24 April 2020

Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland, Policy Scotland and the Network for Social and Educational Equity, are undertaking research to understand local responses to COVID-19 in contexts of high poverty across Scotland.

Graphic showing Overall Poverty in Scotland 1995 - 2018

Poverty Trends in Scotland 1995-2018 and Policy Change: new work with the Poverty and Inequality Commission from Policy Scotland and SPICe

Policy Scotland has worked with staff members in the Scottish Government and the Scottish Parliament Information Centre to create a set of briefing materials that detail poverty trends in Scotland since 1995 paired with key policy changes from the UK and Scottish Governments.

Logo of the Shaping Futures project incorporating the letters SF and numbers 21

Changing the Housing Story – report published

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.