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The impact of COVID-19 on families, children and young people in South Lanarkshire

This research by CNS explores the unequal impacts of COVID-19 and how these have been experienced by families, children and young people in high poverty neighbourhoods in South Lanarkshire.

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Strengthening economic cases for housing: the productivity gains from better housing outcomes

Professor Duncan Maclennan, Policy Scotland associate, has modelled how housing outcomes impact economic growth and productivity, making the case for housing construction to be classed as infrastructure investment, akin to investment in transport links, water and communications.