Review of Reform Scotland‘s contribution to the local tax debate.
Professor Adam Tomkins on the debate over English votes for English laws (EVEL).
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…
New Briefing Paper: response to Scottish Government Report to Sounding Board In May 2014, the Land Reform Review Group submitted its final report to the Scottish Government. The First Minister announced in November 2014 that the Government would consequently bring forward a Land Reform Bill, which was published in June 2015 and is currently under…
Half-day seminar convened to consider four reports on the impact of welfare reform commissioned by the Scottish Parliament from Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Glasgow.
An inter-institutional, publicly engaged symposium focused on cultural responses to the Independence referendum.
Analysis of the bailout deal negotiated between Greece and the Eurozone reveals another example of bad EU decision-making.
By Stella Mouroutsou, School of Education, University of Glasgow You can hear more about Stella’s research via her Thursday Video Inclusive education is promoted in many countries and is supported by international agencies such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the UK’s Department for International Development and the World Bank. Although…
Submissions for the Legacy Conference 2015 are now due on 29th July 2015. For more information please visit the tab on our homepage or click here.
A written submission from Policy Scotland to the Commission on Local Tax Reform.