Monthly Archives: August 2015

Scottish Labour steps out of the shadows?

By Daniel Kenealy On Saturday 15 August, 33 year old MSP Kezia Dugdale was elected leader of Scottish Labour. She has been an MSP since 2011, elected from the Lothian list, and has served as deputy leader of the party … Continue reading

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Steps towards prevention: Scotland and non-communicable diseases

By Joshua Bird In 2011, Scotland’s Christie Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Services found that “focussing resources on preventative measures must be a key objective of public service reform.” They called for a fundamental overhaul of those institutions … Continue reading

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Women chief executives in Scotland’s councils

By Professor James Mitchell Local by-elections in Orkney rarely draw much attention but the West Mainland by-election in August has done so because of the all-women field of candidates. That this is deemed newsworthy speaks volumes. The position of women … Continue reading

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