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Originally posted on Ken Gibb’s personal blog on July 26 2016. Yesterday morning I went along to the IPPR-hosted Brexit event featuring a keynote speech from the First Minister. More […]

Brexit: Balancing Scotland, the UK and the EU





By Professor Ken Gibb, Director, Policy Scotland The media covered Reform Scotland‘s contribution to the local tax debate yesterday. This was a welcome contribution to the aims of tax reform […]

Local Tax Reform: God and the Devil in the Details


biketrouble/Flickr CC BY-NC-SA   Kenneth Gibb, Policy Scotland, University of Glasgow When the council tax was first introduced in 1993, it was viewed as a politically clever fix after the catastrophe of […]

Council tax reform is long overdue – so how do ...


URBAN LAND REFORM IN SCOTLAND – updated 03/11 – new Briefing Paper: response to Scottish Government Report to Sounding Board In May 2014, the Land Reform Review Group submitted its […]

Urban Land Reform



by Anton Muscatelli, published by The Conversation                           The bailout deal negotiated between Greece and the eurozone was […]

Greece – A bad deal for everyone


By Professor Ken Gibb, University of Glasgow Earlier today I was part of a report launch jamboree in Edinburgh. This was the official presentation of the Commission on Housing and […]

Housing and Wellbeing – blueprints and more