Professor Adam Tomkins on the debate over English votes for English laws (EVEL).
By Kenneth Gibb, Policy Scotland, Professor of Housing Economics at University of Glasgow. When the council tax was first introduced in 1993, it was viewed as a politically clever fix after the catastrophe of the poll tax. It combined the palatable parts of a tax on property with personal discounts and limited exemptions for certain…
New Briefing Paper: response to Scottish Government Report to Sounding Board In May 2014, the Land Reform Review Group submitted its final report to the Scottish Government. The First Minister announced in November 2014 that the Government would consequently bring forward a Land Reform Bill, which was published in June 2015 and is currently under…
Analysis of the bailout deal negotiated between Greece and the Eurozone reveals another example of bad EU decision-making.
By Stella Mouroutsou, School of Education, University of Glasgow You can hear more about Stella’s research via her Thursday Video Inclusive education is promoted in many countries and is supported by international agencies such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the UK’s Department for International Development and the World Bank. Although…
A written submission from Policy Scotland to the Commission on Local Tax Reform.
In this Policy Scotland podcast, we talk to Urban Studies postgraduate researcher, Kainde Manji, about her work on welfare reforms and people living with disabilities in Scotland. This podcast is an extended version of the Thursday Video available on our video page.
Halle Turner discusses her research on ‘party litigants’ – i.e. people who are unrepresented in court.
New research on the potential mental and physical health benefits of utilising outdoor environments in Scottish prisons.