Scotland’s experiment in deliberative democracy is its new Citizens’ Assembly. In this public lecture, hosted by Policy Scotland, David Martin, the Co-Convenor of the Assembly, will set out his hopes and aspirations for this innovation.
The role of business in supporting the delivery of inclusive growth was the focus for the second meeting of the Regional Inclusive Growth Research Network.
Policy Scotland has created a easy-to-access collection of its research and resources focused on tackling child poverty including reports on the Child Poverty Strategy and local contributions to tackling poverty and inequality in Scotland, and analysis of models of scenarios and policies to reduce child poverty.
Policy Scotland’s last lunchtime seminar before the summer break focused on research into the aspirations of young Syrian refugees.
Summary and presentations from a Policy Scotland seminar on how academics and partners can influence the developing social security agenda in Scotland and research collaborations can be developed to improve the evidence base for the social security system.