The Scottish planning system is soon to undergo reform. Here, Dr Jenny Wood identifies five ways Scottish Government can improve children’s participation in the planning process, and the environments it shapes and manages.
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Glen Bramley discusses the findings of his new Joseph Rowntree Foundation research counting the costs of poverty in the UK.
Research conducted by I-SPHERE and University of Glasgow researchers exploring the 'cost of the cuts' used to highlight impact of budget cuts on local authority services.
As local authorities continue to face difficult decisions amid ongoing austerity measures, Joseph Rowntree Foundation has worked with researchers at the University of Glasgow and I-SPHERE, Heriot-Watt University to produce a tool to help councils assess the impact of cuts on services and the public.
A Joseph Rowntree Foundation report from researchers at the University of Glasgow and Heriot Watt’s I-SPHERE shows that the most deprived areas of England have seen the largest cuts in funding since 2010. The
It was clear from the moment the Coalition Government announced its austerity programme in 2010 that local government services would take a disproportionate reduction in resources, unprecedented in recent times.
Dr Peter Matthews starred in a show on the Edinburgh Fringe Festival – in which he spoke about policies to create mixed communities – and why these never seem to involve relocating the wealthy. In his blog, he reflects on his experience.
“Children are the future” and “Let’s do it for the kids”. These are the kind of phrases you often hear when talking of the legacy we wish to leave our planet, but what if children are just as much citizens of the present as they are the future?
Key findings of the Poverty and Social Exclusion (PSE) Project, published today in its first report ‘The Impoverishment of the UK’.