In the 10 years since the RSE inquiry, “Facing up to Climate Change: breaking the barriers to a low-carbon Scotland”,
RSE response to the UK Government’s plans to develop a National Resilience Strategy for the UK, prepared by the RSE Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission.
RSE response to the Scottish Government’s plans for establishing an independent public inquiry into the handling of the Covid-19 pandemic in Scotland.
RSE response to the independent review of research bureaucracy, prepared by a working group of the Celtic Academies Alliance.
RSE response to the UK Government call for evidence to the International Development Strategy, laying out international development for the upcoming decade.
The ongoing health crisis has had an uneven, detrimental impact across the board in the culture sector. Emergency funding provided by the Scottish Government has helped cultural organisations survive during the last two years, however, cultural organisations continue to operate with limited reserves and ongoing funding support from the Government is needed to ensure resilience in the sector.
Report of the RSE roundtable with the South of Scotland Enterprise on their consultation on the Draft Regional Economic Strategy for the South of Scotland.
The response highlights that the Covid-19 pandemic will have long term impacts on the Scottish Budget as it has increased public debt to its highest peacetime level.
The RSE response to a consultation by the Competition and Markets Authority on their Draft Guidance for the new Office for the Internal Market.
The Royal Society of Scotland has responded to the UK Parliament Scottish Affairs Committee’s inquiry into renewable energy in Scotland.
Intergovernmental relations in the UK face challenges and long-standing issues. Change is needed to promote cooperation, consultation and dispute resolution.
While the UK Government controls immigration and asylum policy, the Scottish Government and local authorities are responsible for supporting the integration of refugees and asylum seekers in Scottish communities. The proposed reforms will therefore have far-reaching consequences for how refugees and asylum seekers are treated and supported in the devolved nations.