The Enabling State: Where are we now? Scotland Report card assessment

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Carnegie UK Trust

Five years ago, the Carnegie UK Trust published The Rise of the Enabling State (Wallace, 2013). A review of over 180 policy sources, the report identified seven interconnected policy shifts evident across the UK.

A review of progress has been carried out for each of the four Uk nations, using a framework of indicators related
to each of the seven policy shifts.

The intention of this review was to identify:
• What are the significant, inspiring examples of progress – the rising stars in policy development?
• Where has progress stalled, and why?
• What are the shared challenges – where should collaborative learning focus?

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