Social and economic well-being of Scots has declined since devolution, report finds

Scotland has "underperformed" in key areas of policy following devolution, according to a new report.

Mr McLaren also said poorly funded opposition parties at Holyrood had led to the inhibition of alternative policy ideas. Picture: JPIMedia

It has experienced a fall of five places in the Index of Social and Economic Well-being (ISEW) of 32 OECD countries and a drop of 0.05 between 2006 and 2018.Following the drop, a score of 2.08 was recorded by Scotland in 2018, putting it on par with Slovenia in joint 21st place.

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