Daily political media summary for 7 December 2009.
Yearly Archives: 2009
Research by the Reform Scotland think tank shows it is not that children from deprived backgrounds are less able than their wealthier counterparts, it is that some schools in poorer areas are failing their pupils. The answer is to help children into better schools, and education vouchers achieve this.
Daily political media summary for 4 December 2009
Daily political media summary for 3 December 2009
Daily political media summary for Wednesday 2 December 2009
Think tank Reform Scotland and the Scottish Trades Union Congress have called for progress in moving forward on Scotland\’s constitutional futures. They both raised concerns the Unionist parties may stick with the status quo.
Reform Scotland, a pro-business think tank, said talk of a referendum should not be allowed to overshadow Holyrood\’s need for greater financial power.
Daily political media summary for 1 December 2009.
Reform Scotland today [Mon] warns that the question of an independence referendum should not be allowed to overshadow the real debate about greater financial power for Holyrood.
Daily political media summary for 30 November 2009.
Reform Scotland responds to the publication of the Scottish Government\’s White Paper on an independence referendum and sets out Reform Scotland\’s view that the primary concern in the debate on Scotland\’s constitutional future is how to enhance the financial accountability of the Scottish Parliament.
Ben Thomson, Chairman of Reform Scotland, writes in the Scotsman that the current flurry of political activity surrounding the white paper on independence should not obscure the economic necessity to make the Scottish Parliament financially accountable by ensuring it raises the money it spends.
Daily political media summary for 27 November 2009