Civil Service, Local Government and Public Sector Reform

Commission on the Future Delivery of Public Services (Christie Commission) (2011) Report on the Future Delivery of Public Services

Scottish Government (2011) Renewing Scotland's Public Services: Priorities for Reform in Response to the Christie Commission

Reform Scotland (2012) Renewing Local Government

Reform Scotland (2012) Local Taxes

Centre for Scottish Public Policy (2012) Local Government Manifesto 2012

Bort, Eberhard, McAlpine, Robin and Morgan, Gordon (2012), The Silent Crisis: Failure and Revival in Local Democracy in Scotland, Jimmy Reid Foundation

Elvidge, John (2013), 'Governance and the Institutional Framework', in Goudie, Andrew (ed), Scotland's Future: the Economics of Constitutional Change, Dundee University Press

Bort, Eberhard (2013), 'Remote and Scanty: Scotland's Local Democracy Deficit' 81 Scottish Affairs

Mair, Colin (2013), 'Public Sector Reform in Scotland', in Hassan, Gerry and Mitchell, James (eds), After Independence: An Informed Guide to Scotland's Possible Futures for Anyone Who is Pro or Anti Independence, Unsure or Just Generally Curious, Luath Press Ltd

Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy (2014), Interim Report