The Commission on School Reform, established by leading think tanks Reform Scotland and the CSPP,…
A fresh challenge to the Scottish Government has been issued by the Commission for School…
The report, which builds on work set out in a range of previous reports, sets…
This report builds on the work Reform Scotland has done in Power to Protect (2008)…
This report builds on work Reform Scotland set out in Patient Power (2009) and Patients First (2012), focusing on the relationship between the public and their GPs.
Reform Scotland believes that each tier of government should be responsible for broadly raising the money that it spends.
The pensions situation in the UK is one that politicians for far too long have refused to address. It has become the elephant in the room of public sector finances.
Using the powers Devo Plus would give the Scottish Parliament, a road pricing system could be introduced in Scotland to replace existing fuel and vehicle taxes.
This report considers what can be done to empower colleges, students and the communities they serve. We believe colleges need a new deal that will see them flourish in the future.
This report does not offer a comprehensive analysis of every aspect of Scottish school education. The Commission has chosen instead to focus on matters that seem to be of the greatest importance but which have been relatively neglected.
Childcare is an increasingly important issue – not just because of the cost barriers it can place on people, normally mothers, re-entering the work-place, but also because it can deter them from having any or additional children.
Reform Scotland’s latest report, ‘Patients First: Improving access to GP practices’ examines the practical arrangements regarding how patients access their GPs, the “gate-keepers” to our health service, and whether we can’t improve arrangements to encourage a provision of service more suited to patients’ needs.
The think tanks Reform Scotland and the Centre for Scottish Public Policy set up the Commission on School Reform in November 2011. The Commission has published its Interim Report.
This report examines whether we could change the current structure of local government in Scotland, creating fewer councils, but making those councils far stronger with more financial powers, as well as looking at ways in which more power could be devolved to community councils.