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What’s happening with the independent evaluation of Scotland’s OpenGov Action Plan?

17th October 2017 – No Comments

  With the independent evaluation of Scotland’s Open Government Action Plan now underway, I spoke with the independent reporter assigned to Scotland, Andrew McDevitt, to find out what happens next with the assessment process. This includes what’s up for discussion…


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Trust: the tool of all tools to end poverty

17th October 2017 – No Comments

This blog on why trust is needed between government and civil society to make Scotland poverty-free was written for The Poverty Alliance for this year’s Challenge Poverty Week. It becomes clear after flicking through the pages of Poverty in Scotland that…


The Funding Revolution that gives power to the people

16th October 2017 – No Comments

(via ScopeNI) Written by Nick Garbutt Why can’t local people get to decide how money invested in their communities is spent? Like all powerful ideas it is simple, obvious and hard to contest. After all residents know what the needs…


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