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It’s time to recognise the power of individuals and communities and create a more Enabling State

Now, perhaps more than ever, our peer-to-peer interactions, social networks and relationships, matter. The importance of personal agency and control in the decisions that affect our lives should not...

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Breaking Ground

How would you design a new social security system from scratch? Not an opportunity that comes along every day, so probably not a question many have devoted time to...

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Report sets out how to deliver inclusive growth for Scotland

A new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) sets out how productivity could deliver inclusive growth for Scotland. In 2015, the Scottish government launched a new...

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Building communities for the Scotland we want

What follows is the text of a speech given by Barry Knight at a conference of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) on 12 June 2019. The speech...

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New book explores wellbeing in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Wellbeing and Devolution: Reframing the Role of Governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, by Jennifer Wallace, Head of Policy at Carnegie UK, looks at ‘why each of the...

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Will government look different if wellbeing is its guiding star?

The devolved governments of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have all three put wellbeing at the heart of their approach – codifying their values and goals within wellbeing frameworks...

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