While the debate on our future relationship with the European Union dominates the airwaves, Peter O'Neill thinks it’s time to focus on the local union of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
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As we publish our 'Four Nations' report, Niamh Fitzgerald (University of Stirling) and Colin Angus (University of Sheffield) discuss how and why alcohol policy has diverged in the different jurisdictions of the UK.
It's surprising, given the relative absence of think tanks and research centres in Northern Ireland, that a local What Works Centre has not been set up to assist policy makers in this jurisdiction. Peter O’Neill, Northern Ireland Manager of the Alliance for Useful Evidence, argues that it is an opportune moment to look at establishing such a centre.argues that it is an opportune moment to look at establishing such a centre.
This year, the Alliance’s cross UK project - Evidence Exchange - has been sharing evidence across the UK. This blog outlines some of the learning from the project’s first six months.