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Growth Commission Debate – Dr Craig Dalzell and Professor Iain Docherty

Following the publication of the Scottish Government’s Growth Commission Report a number of differing opinions have been expressed. Dr Craig Dalzell (Head of Policy and Research at Common Weal) will debate with Professor Iain Docherty (of Glasgow University). There will be an opportunity to put questions to both speakers.

Scotland

Opening up government: Let’s make Scotland work for you! (Edinburgh)

Join us in Edinburgh for the final event of our engagement across the country! We’ll be discussing open government and the current work the Scottish Government is doing with the public and civil society. This is your chance to help shape the future direction of openness, transparency and participation. We want to hear from you:…

Scotland

Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics – Launch Event

Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics’ is a nine-month project with the aim to tackle the under-representation of disabled, minority ethnic or transgender women as voters, political activists and representatives in Fife. This project will raise women’s awareness of the struggle for equal voting rights. More importantly, the project will highlight that the struggle continues…

Scotland

Tackling Poverty Forum Dumfries

The next Tackling Poverty Forum will present an opportunity to explore and collaborate on how best to move forward with the group and form what the next steps may be. This new forum could help everyone to work together to: Develop partnership opportunities between organisations which previously had no contact; enabling promotion and collaborative working between providers;…

Scotland

Brexit Means Anxiety (Conversation)

As the Brexit negotiations continue, hundreds of thousands of Europeans across the country are experiencing increasing anxiety about their futures in the UK. How does one cope with this uncertainty and how does it affect one’s sense of identity and belonging? Chair: Dr Marion Ellison (Queen Margaret University) Panelists: Mark Lazarowicz & Dorota Peszowska (Public…

Scotland

Visions to Actions: Heritage, communities & partnerships at landscape-scale

How can you turn a Vision for landscape-scale working into Action through the power of uniting in partnership? Whether you are experienced in this way of working, or looking to establish a new collaboration, join us in the central belt of Scotland for two days of sharing inspiring stories, best practise and your experiences. Download the agenda…

Scotland

Opening up government: Let’s make Scotland work for you! (Inverness)

Join us in Inverness for the latest in our programme of events across the country! We’ll be discussing open government and the current work the Scottish Government is doing with the public and civil society. This is your chance to help shape the future direction of openness, transparency and participation. We want to hear from…

Scotland

Opening up government: Let’s make Scotland work for you! (Glasgow)

Join us in Glasgow for the latest in our programme of events across the country! We’ll be discussing open government and the current work the Scottish Government is doing with the public and civil society. This is your chance to help shape the future direction of openness, transparency and participation. We want to hear from…

Scotland

Opening up government: Let’s make Scotland work for you! (Dundee)

Join us in Dundee for the latest in our programme of events across the country! We’ll be discussing open government and the current work the Scottish Government is doing with the public and civil society. This is your chance to help shape the future direction of openness, transparency and participation. We want to hear from…

Scotland