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Unsure about the legal implications of setting up a partnership between two or more organisations? @SenscotLegal's Kirsty Noble has written a blog for @p4p_3rdsector outlining some of the issues involved. Read it here: p4p.org.uk/partnersh…

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23rd July 2019

The Ham of Fate

The New York Review of Books, by Fintan O'Toole  August 19 Issue In his only novel, Seventy-Two Virgins, published in 2004, Boris Johnson uses a strange word. The hero, like Johnson himself at …
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23rd July 2019

Scotland just missed a chance for Scandinavian-style land reform

The Scotsman, Andy Wightman  16.07.19 The SNP and Conservatives joined forces to pass a “Tory-style Planning Bill” that means communities will have to wait for the means to govern themselve…
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17th July 2019

Harry Burns: What the ‘Glasgow Effect’ and ‘deaths of despa…

The Scotsman, by Harry Burns 28.02.19 Life expectancy has increased steadily in Scotland and, indeed, most European countries for many decades. However, the rate of rise has slowed over the past f…
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17th July 2019

The Future Of Work: 5 Important Ways Jobs Will Change In The 4th …

Forbes, by Bernard Marr 15.07.19 In many respects, the future of work is already here. Amid the headlines exclaiming the predicted loss of jobs due to automation and other changes brought by artifi…
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17th July 2019

How the history of technological revolutions can help us better u…

Princeton University Press, by Carl Benedikt Frey From the Industrial Revolution to the age of artificial intelligence, The Technology Trap takes a sweeping look at the history of technological p…
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17th July 2019

Scotland has highest drug death rate in EU

BBC News 16.07.19 The number of drug-related deaths in Scotland soared to 1,187 last year, according to official statistics. The figure is 27% higher than the previous year, and the highest since r…
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17th July 2019

Labour pledges to end in-work poverty in first five years

BBC News  17.07.19 Labour is pledging to end in-work poverty within its first five years in office if it wins the next election. In a speech in London, John McDonnell promised to tackle the …
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17th July 2019

Strike would bring Diageo whisky production to ‘standstill&…

The Herald, by Martin Williams 17.07.19 Production of some of Scotland’s most famous whisky is under threat as a union confirmed it will move to ballot Diageo workers for strike action over an…
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Bulletin Articles
10th July 2019

Threat to Scotland’s new Citizens’ Assembly leaves top advise…

The Scotsman, by Scott MacNab 06.07.19 A leading adviser to Scotland’s new Citizens’ Assembly has launched a staunch defence of its impartiality – and criticised claims by a prominent SNP …
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10th July 2019

Right to die is the last great human rights battle

The Herald, by Neil Mackay 09.07.19 FIFTY years from now our grandchildren will look back on how we lived in the early 21st century and shake their heads in disbelief that we were so cruel. They…
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10th July 2019

Scotland’s population needs and migration policy: discussio…

Ministerial Forward  Fiona Hyslop MSP  Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs Migration is crucial to the development of Scotland as an inclusive, fair, prosperous, inno…
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10th July 2019

Owned

Monbiot.com 08.07.19 All billionaires want the same thing – a world that works for them. For most, this means a world in which they are scarcely taxed and scarcely regulated, where labour is c…