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State of the North 2020/21: Power up, level up, rise up

Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Power & politics IPPR North
Topic: Devolution & local leadership

Strengthening the think tank sector in Scotland

This report considers the think tank sector in Scotland, its history and potential ways to strengthen the sector in the future.

05/03/2021
Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Scotland Third Sector IPPR Scotland

Devolving power simply to abdicate it?

This week saw the publication of the Scottish Conservatives’ Independent Tax Commission. The report is pretty much the first insight that any of Scotland’s political parties have given us into their...

28/01/2016
Blog post Scotland IPPR Scotland Expert comment Devolution & local leadership

After No; what next?

The first priority is of course Scotland: divisions need to be healed and the country needs to come together. Unionist and nationalist politicians can demonstrate their commitment to such unity by...

19/09/2014
Blog post England & Englishness Scotland Expert comment Devolution & local leadership

Scotland's will to power - and why 'Britishness' was never enough

It is 100 years since the Irish Home Rule Bill reached the statute book, only to lie there dead on the mortuary table of British imperial history. The Irish war of independence consigned it to the...

09/09/2014
Blog post England & Englishness Scotland Expert comment Devolution & local leadership