2024 General Election Brief: Devolution

This is the first in a series of topical General Election briefings we will be releasing over the next couple of weeks – before we turn to the political parties’ manifestos and how they do and don’t address the challenges highlighted here.

Funding acknowledgement: The Nuffield Foundation is an independent charitable trust with a mission to advance social well-being. it funds research that informs social policy, primarily in Education, Welfare, and Justice. The Nuffield Foundation is the founder and co-funder of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, the Ada Lovelace Institute, and the Nuffield Family Justice Observatory. The Foundation has funded this project, but the views expressed are those of the Fraser of Allander Institute and not necessarily the Foundation.



Mairi is the Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute. Previously, she was the Deputy Chief Executive of the Scottish Fiscal Commission and the Head of National Accounts at the Scottish Government and has over a decade of experience working in different areas of statistics and analysis.

João is Deputy Director and Senior Knowledge Exchange Fellow at the Fraser of Allander Institute. Previously, he was a Senior Fiscal Analyst at the Office for Budget Responsibility, where he led on analysis of long-term sustainability of the UK's public finances and on the effect of economic developments and fiscal policy on the UK's medium-term outlook.

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The UK General Election on the 4th of July, 2024, follows a period of significant economic and societal challenges. In a series of webinars, briefings, podcasts, and articles, we analyse the party manifestos and communicate the implications of different parties' policy commitments for Scotland. This is supported by the Nuffield Foundation as part of their general election briefing series.