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Learning Cities 2020

Why learning is central to city futures A policy briefing from PASCAL International Observatory by John Tibbitt, Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow Bringing worldwide perspectives to local possibilities Cities in the world economy Over half of the world’s population now live in cities, and cities account for by the largest share of…

Photo of a street of traditional Scottish sandstone tenement flats, four storeys high

EVENT: The Housing Market Renewal programme in Northern England: Lessons from the past and challenges for the future.

Date: Friday 24th January 2014 Time: 15:00-17:00 Venue: CHANGED  to Room 916, ADAM SMITH BUILDING, University of Glasgow Speaker: Brendan Nevin – Director of North Housing Consulting, an independent research consultancy, he was formerly a Director of Nevin Leather Associates a Public Policy Consultancy. Brendan has been committed to improving the linkages between academic research…

Bedroom tax may save less than estimated as tenants move to the private sector

Research into the first five months of the implementation of the Social Rented Sector Size Criterion underoccupation penalty, popularly known as the ‘Bedroom Tax’,  suggested ministers may have significantly overestimated the savings it is likely to generate. The analysis – which ran real data collected by four housing associations since April through a model used in…