Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog provides background on the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill
Reading Time: 10 minutes This blog updates a 2021 blog on bus accessibility, and focuses on the the affordability of bus connections between towns and the nearest key services such as jobcentres, hospitals, or banks.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at how Scotland is performing against the 81 National Indicators in the National Performance Framework.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at the work of Dr Adam Chalmers from the University of Edinburgh who has been examining how the Parliament can trace public
Reading Time: 9 minutes On 17 November 2023, the Scottish Government published the latest policy paper in its Building a New Scotland series. The paper focused on an independent Scotland in the EU. This blog examines some of the key issues covered in the Scottish Government’s paper.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog summarises yesterday’s UK Autumn Statement and the implications for Scotland and the Scottish Budget.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This blog allows you to explore where renewable energy projects are in Scotland. An interactive map allows you to narrow the data down by Parliamentary
Reading Time: 5 minutes The latest earnings statistics show that Scotland’s employees had higher weekly wages compared to the other UK nations, beating inflation in the year to April 2023. Yet in the medium term, earnings growth has been slow. On a positive note, the higher earners’ earnings gap between Scotland and the UK appears to have closed. It remains to be seen whether these trends will continue in future years.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog looks at potential issues with incorrectly installed spray foam insulation, and the impact spray foam insulation can have on mortgages.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Introduction Recently there has been coverage of the challenges facing certain Office for National Statistics (ONS) household surveys. Due to concerns about the quality of