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Glasgow Effect explained

Glasgow Effect explained Social engineering policies from the Scotland Office contributed to the decline of Glasgow a city and led to the so called ‘Glasgow Effect’ according to a new report.   As reported in the herald, research conducted by Glasgow Centre for Population Health, University...Read more...

Spring Budget summary

Spring Budget summary Despite some of the deepest public spending cuts since the beginning of austerity coming into effect in 2016, Chancellor Osborne, in his 2016 Spring Budget, announced plans to cut yet more, saying that there would have to be a 50p saving on every £100 spent by the...Read more...