Reflections on devolution and tax by Anton Muscatelli, Principal of the University of Glasgow.
Policy Scotland’s contributions to
reviews of local tax reform.
Review of Reform Scotland‘s contribution to the local tax debate.
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…
A written submission from Policy Scotland to the Commission on Local Tax Reform.
Report of a conference organised by Policy Scotland and the Urban and Regional Economics Seminar Group. on devolution and federalism in a post-referendum United Kingdom.
Professor Ken Gibb writes on the policy choices to be presented in UK General Election in May 2015.
An expert debate on the implications of the Smith recommendations on tax, welfare and the relationships between the UK and Scottish governments.
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.