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Key findings from the first rural Scotland-wide survey focused on people’s experiences of living with mental ill health, produced in partnership with Support in Mind Scotland
PowerPoint presentation by Steven Thomson and Kev Bevan
Presentation delivered by Steven Thomson and Kev Bevan on 31 May
Andrew Moxey's presentation
Briefing compiled from views expressed at 31 May Brexit event
This specially-commissioned briefing for Local Government Information Unit Scotland offers an introduction to the policy context and evidence base on seasonal workers in Scotland
Joint research by SRUC and Rural England on the digital potential of rural UK
The Scottish Government commissioned SRUC to conduct a study of the UK and Scottish import and export trade in malting barley trade to provide estimates where official trade data was lacking
3.4.2. Place-based policy approaches and rural Scotland
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3.4.2. Implications for rural areas of the Christie Commission’s report on the future delivery of public services
(472.42 KB, PDF)
3.4.2. Inter-dependencies between Rural Areas, Small Towns and Urban Areas
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3.4.2. The Future of Rural Policy in Scotland
(944.88 KB, PDF)
3.4.2. Definitions, measurement approaches and typologies of rural areas and small towns: a review
(3.49 MB, PDF)
3.4.2. Brochure: Communities and Wellbeing ‘Place-based’ Policies and Service Delivery in Rural Scotland
(4.97 MB, PDF)
3.4.4. Brochure: Communities and Wellbeing Local Assets, Local Decisions and Community Resilience
(4.05 MB, PDF)
3.4.2. What is place-based rural policy and what evidence base does it need?
(1.31 MB, PDF)
Case Studies in the International Seasonal Migrant Labour Market.
The Rural Report 2017/18 Executive Summary
The Inforgraphics for the Rural Report 2017/18.
Exploring the Gender Pay Gap in Rural Scotland
This research project was undertaken to assess demand for small landholdings in Scotland.
The questions for Rural Business survey can be viewed here.
The Technical Report and Summary Report on the role of the LEADER Approach post-Brexit, commissioned by the Scottish Government
The first provides more descriptive information on the three survey/analysis projects and was written by Roger Turner, an independent rural economies consultant who is working on this project.
The second briefing summarises the key issues discussed at a ‘Rural Enterprise Evidence in Scotland’ Workshop held in Edinburgh 12 November 2019. Presentation from Steven Thomson also available here.
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