urban development



By John Lindie [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
  This paper sets out the issues that researchers and policymakers will be confronted with when considering the parallels and possible links between the inclusive growth agenda and the deal-based […]

Issues Paper on City Deals and Inclusive Growth


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 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


Yesterday the final report from the Commission on Housing and Wellbeing that Shelter Scotland set up back in 2013 was launched. Chaired by the former Auditor General, Robert Black the […]

Commission on Housing and Wellbeing





On 19 February 2015 the Welfare Reform Network held its launch event at the University of Glasgow. Thank you to all who came along and made it such a wonderful […]

Video: Welfare Reform Network launch event