An innovative scheme to finance and manage major public projects such as new schools, hospitals and transport links is unveiled today by a leading Scottish think tank. [fri]
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A fully integrated road, rail and air hub called Grand Central should be established in Scotland to help boost economic growth, a leading think tank recommends today. [fri]
Reform Scotland, the leading independent think tank, today [mon] welcomed the Calman Commission’s proposals to increase the tax-raising powers of the Scottish Parliament – but said they did not go far enough.
Reform Scotland, the leading independent think tank, today welcomed reprots that the Calman Commission is to recommend greater tex-raising poweres for the Scottish Parliament.
For its study, Reform Scotland collated the most robust data on exam performance – information which is not published officially but is collected by government statisticians at the behest of the Office of National Statistics.
A leading think tank today calls for a legally binding charter setting out the care and treatment patients are entitled to receive from the National Health Service.
Priority should be given to improving opportunity for disadvantaged children if Scotland is to restore its reputation as a world leader in education, Reform Scotland recommends.
Scotland should be given powers to raise all the money it spends and have its own ‘Chancellor of the Exchequer’, Reform Scotland recommends.
Greater accountability and transparency in the police, prosecution service and courts are vital if we are to see a sustained reduction in the level of crime.
Councils must be given greater freedom to provide services and raise more of their own revenue, a new report from the independent think tank Reform Scotland says today.
Scotland must introduce radical new ways of delivering public services that offer real value for money, a new independent think tank says today.