Women have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s impacts in the past year. Around 45 per cent of working women across the North work in sectors that have seen the biggest negative impacts during the pandemic.
This paper is a call to leaders across the North to commit to a better understanding of the impact of the pandemic on women and to take action to help build back fairer.
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.