An event by SCVO and Reform Scotland with support from Tods Murray LLP
Reform Scotland has partnered up with The Scotsman Conferences to organise one of the most important events of the year on fiscal policy.
A joint Reform Scotland and Holyrood Communications event, this conference is an opportunity to explore the possibility of setting up what could become Scotland’s first joint education authority. East Lothian and Midlothian Councils are holding talks on a potential merger of their education departments in a bid to save money and raise standards.
Reform Scotland’s second annual dinner was held on the 8th March at which the main speaker was Liberal Democrats Deputy Leader and Shadow Chancellor Dr Vince Cable MP.
Reform Scotland hosts a debate in which leading speakers from the Scottish Liberal Democrats and the independent think tank will discuss the Scottish Parliament assuming greater responsibility for raising the money it spends against the backdrop of the current economic climate.
Reform Scotland hosts a debate in which speakers from the independent think tank and the Conservative Party will discuss how public services in Scotland could be reformed in light of the current state of the UK’s finances and likely future budget constraints.
In light of the current global economic crisis and the emerging response from the main economies of the world, Charlie McCreevy, European Commissioner for the Internal Market and Services, will set out his thoughts on the regulatory regime now required to help guide the EU out of recession and ensure sustainable economic growth for the long-term.
Reform Scotland hosts a debate in which leading speakers from the independent think tank and the SNP will discuss Reform Scotland’s report, ‘Fiscal Powers’, which calls for the Scottish Parliament to be given the power to raise all the money it spends.
Reform Scotland’s first annual dinner was held on the 17th March at which the main speaker was the First Minister, the Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP.
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