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Swift Read: Parity of esteem anyone? Local self government private members bill

A committee of the Scottish Parliament is currently considering a Bill proposed by Andy Wightman MSP [Green Party] to incorporate the European Charter of Self Government into Scots Law. It has the support – at present – of MSPs from all the opposition parties, so it may well have a fair chance of being passed…

Members & Followers

Bundle: Covid-19 and lessons on public health

One of the most difficult areas for central and local government has been understanding the evidence about how Covid-19 is spread, its differential impacts and what are the most effective measures to manage the pandemic. This bundle draws together our work on public health learning arising from Covid-19.

England & Wales, Scotland

Hey Ofqual, leave those kids alone

Can we just give young people a break, asks Jane Sankarayya. The downgrading of exam results is mean spirited and petty at this point in time.

England & Wales, Scotland Blog Post

Bundle: Food

In this bundle, we bring together much of our recent work on food issues and the impact of Covid-19 on many aspects of food policy, all from a local government perspective.

England & Wales, Scotland