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.
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…
An analysis of fiscal decentralization to Scotland and what sort of budget constraint the Scottish Parliament should operate with.
Seminar to explore some of the key issues arising from further devolution.
Jim Gallagher, Visiting Professor in Government, sets out his views about what should happen now that the Scottish people have voted No to Independence.
How Gordon Brown played a hugely significant role in saving the Union.
Professor Ken Gibb analyses key issues from the Independence Referendum, including how to maintain and galvanize the enthusiasm for politics.
An independent Scotland’s currency options redux: assessing the costs and benefits of currency choice
Paper demonstrating that all of the currency options available to an independent Scotland come with the price tag of an austerity programme.
Event to consider the potential consequences of a No vote in the Independence referendum.
This event, jointly hosted by Glasgow University and Reform Scotland, at which Cabinet Secretary Michael Russell MSP, can explain which further powers he would like to see Scotland obtain and how he sees the constitution developing.