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  • Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Robert Gordon University, 2000-11-16)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 2000. Citizenship information research at the School of Information and Media. Presented at the 7th Information for Scotland conference, 16 November 2000, Edinburgh, UK.
    Discusses recent and current research into citizenship information needs at the School of Information and Media, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. Reviews the most important results from two large-scale, nation-wide ...
  • The fiscal framework and the delivery of welfare benefits. 

    Spicker, Paul (Scottish Parliament http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/PreviousCommittees/83010.aspx, 2016-02-26)
    SPICKER, P. 2016. The fiscal framework and the delivery of welfare benefits. Presented at the 10th meeting (session 4) of the Scottish Parliament Devolution (Further Powers) Committee, 3 March 2016, Edinburgh, UK. Edinburgh: Scottish Parliament [online], pages 19-23. Available from: http://www.parliament.scot/Papers_20160303_updated_3.3.16.pdf
    The author author was approached by the Clerks of the committee to comment on the Scotland Bill and Fiscal Framework, since the publication of the Committee's Interim Report published in May 2015. This is his written submission.
  • The future of social security in Scotland: views from inside the system. 

    Public and Commercial Services Union; Spicker, Paul (Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union https://www.pcs.org.uk/sites/default/files/site_assets/regional_websites/scotland/2017/FSS_Scotland_FINAL.pdf, 2017-10-6)
    PUBLIC AND COMMERCIAL SERVICES UNION and SPICKER, P. 2017. The future of social security in Scotland: views from inside the system. Glasgow: PCS [online]. Available from: https://www.pcs.org.uk/sites/default/files/site_assets/regional_websites/scotland/2017/FSS_Scotland_FINAL.pdf
    The report is based on group interviews and questionnaires done earlier this year with 228 DWP officers. This is not the first report ever to ask social security officers what they think, but it's a rare and rather special ...
  • Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) on Twitter: constituency champions or party animals? 

    Baxter, Graeme; Marcella, Rita; O'Shea, Mary (Robert Gordon University, 2015-06-23)
    BAXTER, G., MARCELLA, R. and O'SHEA, M. 2015. Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) on Twitter: constituency champions or party animals? Presented at the 5th information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2015), 23-26 June 2015, Aberdeen, UK.
    The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of Twitter by Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) for the provision of constituency-related information, or in support of their constituency service work. While there ...
  • New benefit powers for Scotland. 

    Spicker, Paul (Poverty Alliance http://www.povertyalliance.org/article/new_welfare_powers, 2016-02-05)
    SPICKER, P. 2016. New benefit powers for Scotland. Poverty Alliance briefing, 23. Glasgow: The Poverty Alliance [online]. Available from: http://www.povertyalliance.org/article/new_welfare_powers
    Pending agreement between the Scottish and UK Governments, and the completion of the relevant Parliamentary processes, Scotland is set to gain significant new powers over aspects of the social security system. In order to ...
  • The use of the internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Smith, Sandra (IIIS (ORGANISERS), 2003-07-31)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and SMITH, S. 2003. The use of the internet by candidates as part of their campaign for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2003. Presented at the 1st international politics and information systems: technologies and applications conference (PISTA '03), 31 July - 2 August 2003, Orlando, USA.
    This paper reports the preliminary results of a study which investigated the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaign for election ...
  • The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Cheah, Shih (Robert Gordon University, 2007-06-25)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and CHEAH, S. 2007. The use of the Internet by political parties and candidates in the 2007 Scottish Parliament election. Presented at the 1st information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2007), 25-28 June 2007, Aberdeen, UK.
    This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of the Internet by political parties and individual candidates as part of their campaigns for election to the Scottish Parliament in 2007. This was a ...
  • What can the Scottish Parliament do with new social security powers? 

    Spicker, Paul (COMMON WEAL, 2016-02-28)
    SPICKER, P. 2016. What can the Scottish Parliament do with new social security powers? Glasgow: Comon Weal [online]. Available from: http://allofusfirst.org/tasks/render/file/?fileID=5F353C60-ECE3-72D9-CAD3D044ACBB03D0
    Professor Paul Spicker analyses the planned devolution of social security powers to the Scottish Parliament in the Scotland Bill and argues: "The reforms have been represented as giving Scotland 'one of the most powerful ...
  • Youth participation and the Scottish Parliament: accessibility and participation for children and young people. 

    MacLeod, Iain (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2009-12)
    The Scottish Parliament which (re)convened in 1999 was designed to engender a new style of political practice. This ‘new politics’ was intended to address perceived failures within the ‘Westminster approach’ to policy‐making ...