Expert advice has been prominent in the COVID-19 crisis but understanding the relationship between experts and policymaking will be of particular importance as we move to the next stage.
Evan Williams argues that the success of the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill will rely on policy initiatives that explicitly target welfare and housing provision.
Reflections on devolution and tax by Anton Muscatelli, Principal of the University of Glasgow.
Professor Jim Gallagher – The Brexit Paradox: How the wrong choice for Britain offers the right opportunity for Scotland.
Kicking off a series of events on Brexit hosted by Policy Scotland, Professor Jim Gallagher today gave a lecture at the University of Glasgow on “The Brexit Paradox: How the wrong choice for Britain offers the right opportunity for Scotland”. Addressing an audience of prominent academics, journalists and experts from a range of fields, Professor…
The challenge of dealing with Brexit when there is an underlying problem with policy capacity and huge implications for the devolved governments.
Lecture by Professor Jim Gallagher one year on from the Independence Referendum in which he argues that it’s time for an act of “constitutional generosity”.
Professor Adam Tomkins on the debate over English votes for English laws (EVEL).
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.
An expert debate on the implications of the Smith recommendations on tax, welfare and the relationships between the UK and Scottish governments.
Policy Scotland, the University’s hub for policy research, has launched a working paper alongside plans for a programme of events that seek to make a major and novel contribution into the present debate centred around the Smith Commission. The paper written by Duncan Maclennan, Des McNulty and Ken Gibb, has been submitted to the Smith…