Blogs & news
It is interesting to note that many of the issues arising in the context of higher education reflect wider policy concerns, and centre on the relationship between Scotland, the UK, Europe and other nations.
Dr Nicola McEwen, ESRC Senior Scotland Fellow and Director of Public Policy, Edinburgh Academy of Government, assesses the White Paper's prospectus for shared cross-border arrangements after independence.
Malcolm Harvey summarises the social media response to the white paper.
Many of the questions, both actually asked in the White Paper launch press conference, and hypothetically asked in the Q&A in Part 5 of the White Paper, drew a comparison between the assessment of Scotland’s economy from the Scottish Government and the assessment from the Institute for Fiscal Studies in its fiscal projection report.