Better Place Forum: Initial Thoughts.

Demsoc and ERS Scotland recently organised and facilitated a forum entitled: ‘A Better Place: Communities, Citizens and Consumers & New Approaches to Social Policy & Public Services’. We are currently compiling a report based on the discussions at the forum, but in the meantime, you can read my initial thoughts over on the What Works […]

Scottish Home Rule: More Power to whom? The need for citizen participation.

  As of 5 o’clock on Halloween it transpired that Lord Smith of Kelvin and the members of his cross partycommittee were going to have a lot of reading to do over the coming weeks. This was due the phenomenal response to their call for submissions from the public on what additional powers should be […]