WWS and SCDC collaborating on review of community councils in Scotland

What Works Scotland and the Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC) are carrying out participatory research with community councillors, support officers and key local and national stakeholders to identify how community councils can have greater relevance and explore what opportunities exist for them to make a difference in the areas they represent.

What Do Citizens Want?

Research report that reveals the profound effect of formal and informal relationships on people’s wellbeing as seen through the experiences of users of housing services. Produced by the Carnegie UK Trust with support from What Works Scotland.

Sharing our findings from new approach to police-community engagement

What Works Scotland is sharing its findings from a trial of a ‘mini-public’ process to enable communities and public services to interact more meaningfully. What Works Scotland joined forces with police, fire and council services in the North East of Scotland to experiment with a citizens’ jury .