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.
A talk given by Jim Gallagher, Nuffield College, University of Oxford at the Open University, Edinburgh for a Policy Scotland and URESG Joint Seminar on 22 January 2015 We are equidistant between the independence referendum and the general election, 4 months after one and 4 months before the other. Scotland’s constitutional future is still very much…
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.
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.