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Social security systems based on dignity and respect – Invitation to tender

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is seeking to commission research on the design of social security systems based on the concepts of dignity and respect. The deadline for tenders is 1pm, 2 February 2017. Under the Scotland Act 2016, legislative responsibility for particular areas of social security will be devolved to the Scottish Parliament.  … Continue reading

Analysis: Scottish Tribunals: Smith Commission Proposes Major Transfer of Jurisdiction to Scotland

Chris Gill, Queen Margaret University, and Tom Mullen, University of Glasgow While tribunal reform was hardly the hot topic of last year’s referendum on Scottish independence, the ‘vow’ by the three main UK political parties to deliver further devolution to Scotland and the Smith Commission’s subsequent proposals, are now set to have significant consequences for … Continue reading