Professor Kenneth Gibb, Director of Policy Scotland, comments on six key issues voters should be looking out for in the 2017 Scottish local government elections.
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.
You can view footage below from the Policy Reunion Event held on 24 March 2015 on community planning partnerships. At this event Policy Scotland Director, Ken Gibb, chaired a panel focused on the emergence and evolution of Community Planning Partnerships (CPPs), a cornerstone of Public Service Reforms in Scotland. The panelists were: Rory Mair, Chief…
Report on land value taxation debate at the Scottish rural housing conference.