The Common Weal Policy Podcast – Episode #99

date: 08/09/2021

Episode 99 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week, Craig is joined by Marion Macleod – an expert in social care and education for children and author of Common Weal’s latest policy paper on a strategic plan for childcare. They discuss the current patchwork state of child and early years care in Scotland, how the latest Programme for Government perpetuates that even if the policies themselves may be valuable and how things could be greatly improved by a strategic and holistic plan for care sitting within a National Care Service.

Colin Turbett’s recent appearance on the podcast was also reference along with his paper on how a National Care Service can be delivered through local Community Hubs.

On episode 100 of the Policy Podcast, Craig would like to answer questions from the audience about any of Common Weal’s policies or other work. If you have a question, please send it in to our Interim Director Amanda at amanda@common.scot.

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The Policy Podcast would like to discuss all of Common Weal’s policy papers in detail as well as other major policy stories in and around Scotland so if there are any topics that you would like to see covered or if you have an interesting policy story to tell and would like to be a guest on the show, please contact Craig at craig@common.scot

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“Hiding Your Reality” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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