Reports & Briefings

IFS Briefing note - November 2014

This briefing note takes a step back from the big questions about whether there should be further tax devolution and whether there should be a move to a needs-based formula.

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University of Stirling - 25 October 2014

Report from University of Stirling for the Smith Commission

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Brad MacKay briefing paper, July 2014

There are any number of possible scenarios for Scotland, the UK and Europe that could materialise following the September 18th, 2014 referendum vote on Scottish independence.

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March 2013 The MacKay Commission
The McKay Commission: Report of the Commission on the Consequences of Devolution for the House of Commons
March 2013
 
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Security in Scotland, with or without constitutional change - September 2014
Report on the fourth of six events in the seminar series:
Security in Scotland, with or without constitutional change
 
Principal investigator and corresponding author: 
Dr Andrew Neal, University of Edinburgh
 
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Institute for Government briefing paper - September 2014

This constitutional scenarios paper is part of a programme of work undertaken against the background of the Scottish referendum, and led by the Institute for Government in collaboration with the Future of the UK and Scotland programme.

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Bettina Petersohn and Nicola McEwen: SCCC briefing paper, August 2014

Key points:

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Institute for Government paper: The Civil Service in Territorial Perspective - August 2014

A data-driven analysis of Whitehall and the devolved administrations.

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