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Recommendations

Why this is important

50. The Citizens’ Assembly recommends that in order to overcome the challenges in relation to enabling Scotland to lead with integrity, honesty, humility and transparency in a self-sufficient and innovative way the Scottish Government and Parliament should:

Action required

have more devolved powers over how the tax system can be made fairer for all citizens and how tax revenue can be used. For example, to become more self-sufficient and have control of industries like fishing and renewable energy, in terms of investment & financial benefits.

Voting results: Strongly Disagree 2.02% Disagree 10.10% Agree 33.33% Strongly agree 54.55% Total votes 99

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Why this is important

51. The Citizens’ Assembly recommends that in order to overcome the challenges in relation to a healthy work-life balance the Scottish Government and Parliament should:

Action required

investigate the feasibility of a four day working week.

Voting results: Strongly Disagree 5.05% Disagree 19.19% Agree 33.33% Strongly agree 42.42% Total votes 99

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Why this is important

52. The Citizens’ Assembly recommends that in order to overcome the challenges of Scotland raising more of its own income the Scottish Government and Parliament should:

Action required

explore how it can gain greater powers to gather, keep and use more tax income from companies based in Scotland, and from products such as Whisky, Fishing Industries, Oil, Tourism and Energy, etc.

Voting results: Strongly Disagree 1.01% Disagree 10.10% Agree 30.30% Strongly agree 58.59% Total votes 99

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Why this is important

53. The Citizens’ Assembly recommends that in order to overcome the challenges of Scotland being restricted in its ability to make trade agreements and develop international relations the Scottish Government and Parliament should:

Action required

seek to gain greater powers which would allow us to negotiate and agree our own international and trade relations.

Voting results: Strongly Disagree 3.03% Disagree 14.14% Agree 24.24% Strongly agree 58.59% Total votes 99

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Why this is important

54. The Citizens’ Assembly recommends that in order to ensure that citizens can make informed decisions in relation to Scotland's diverse community and workforce the Scottish Government and Parliament should:

Action required

work and negotiate with the UK government and others to seek to gain maximum control, and be able to manage its own immigration laws and arrangements to the benefit of Scotland and its people.

Voting results: Strongly Disagree 4.04% Disagree 9.09% Agree 29.29% Strongly agree 57.58% Total votes 99

 

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