Mitigating Risks for Scotland’s Communities The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has published a new Findings series report on: ‘Managing the social risks of public spending cuts in Scotland’. It is based on Glasgow Caledonian University research into the approaches of five Scottish … Continue reading
Scotland’s local authorities are adopting a new approach to comparing performance and outcomes, with the launch of their benchmarking project. This brings together, for the first time, a wide range of information about how all Scottish councils perform, following work … Continue reading
Community Learning and Development Managers Scotland has published the report of a survey of Community Learning and Development services in Scottish local authorities. The pattern of who does what in Community Learning and Development is a confusing one across local … Continue reading
The Electoral Reform Society is organising a discussion process on three themes identified by a day-long deliberative discussion between 80 ‘ordinary Scots’ from across the country. These are: · Sovereignty of the People – How do we return more power … Continue reading
Midlothian Council has made available a number of case studies (scroll down) of ‘Future Models of Service Delivery – Community Capacity Building and Co-Production’.
These case studies come from the Ready for Business consortium, a partnership involving leading support providers to the Third Sector and Public Sector in Scotland. They illustrate examples of social value in commissioning and procurement and successful third and public sector engagement. … Continue reading