How can Scotland use its new and existing powers to create a brighter economic and social future? The ambition of the Scottish Government is to create a wealthier and fairer nation. After years of debate on what powers Scotland should have, how can Scotland can use the powers it has gained through the 1998, 2012 and 2016 devolution acts to fulfill its ambition? This interdisciplinary collection of essays asks how it can be achieved, given the range of powers available, economic constraints, institutions and public support. Looking at economic policy, taxation and welfare, A Wealthier, Fairer Scotland provides a realistic analysis of the opportunities and constraints facing a small, devolved nation. how they might be used to shape the country's future.
Product code: AXELW
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Dimensions: 14.0cm x 21.5cm
Publish date: 01/03/2017
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