The Commission’s research programme has begun in earnest with the issuing of two calls for evidence, on corporate governance and industrial strategy.
With the Government having issued consultation papers of their own on both subjects, the Commission will publish its own analysis and proposals in the spring to contribute to the debate. We are seeking evidence from experts and stakeholders to inform our deliberations. The closing date for both calls is February 13th. More information can be found here.
State of the North 2024: Charting the course for a decade of renewalThe North’s communities are ambitious for a better future, but face systemic and pronounced inequalities. Gaps in power, wealth, opportunity, and health result in shorter, sicker, less fulfilling lives.
No home left behind: Funding a just transition to clean heat in ScotlandHow can we ensure that investment in clean heating in Scottish homes drives a just transition, sharing costs and benefits fairly?
The asylum backlog: Job done?This blog post sets out how the department must now grapple with a new set of backlog challenges.