Reading Time: 68 minutes This timeline provides information on Scotland’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and includes all major developments.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A hub for all SPICe material on the National Care Service (NCS)
Reading Time: 5 minutes A hub for all SPICe material on coronavirus (COVID-19).
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog contains up-to-date links to a selection of trusted and official external sources of information relating to support available for individuals and organisations to help with the cost crisis.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This blog looks at COVID-19 cases in Scotland by neighbourhood, based on data from Public Health Scotland.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Scottish social security is growing fast. By the end of this year, the main agency delivering devolved benefits, Social Security Scotland, will employ over 3,500
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at how Scotland is performing against the 81 National Indicators in the National Performance Framework.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The UK government’s income tax decisions do not affect Scottish tax payers directly. But they do have indirect implications for Scotland’s budget and its taxpayers. This blog explores these implications.
Reading Time: 7 minutes How are governments working to halt and reverse biodiversity loss? This is the second of two blogs on biodiversity and explores Scotland’s progress in this area and ongoing changes to biodiversity policy.
Reading Time: 4 minutes What is biodiversity loss, how does it happen and why does it matter? This two-part blog explores biodiversity loss and how governments are acting to halt it.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog discusses some of the potential challenges facing the NHS and social care services this winter.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog summarises some of the announcements made today by the new Chancellor, and the implications for Scotland.