Reading Time: 7 minutes The successful bids for Round 2 of the Levelling Up Fund were announced by the UK government on 19 January. This blog looks at the approach to funding and the successful bids in Scotland.
Reading Time: 6 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: 6 minutes This post considers whether claims that national and local government are pursuing policies that constitute a “climate lockdown” are supported by available evidence.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog continues our exploration of human rights budgeting by looking at the committee scrutiny process and how that has changed over the years, then identifying the common themes across the pre-budget letters and reports produced by 12 committees in autumn 2022, and where these themes fit within the three principles of human rights budgeting.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog discusses what has happened so far during the passage of the Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog gives a brief overview of Section 35 of the Scotland Act.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The blog considers the Boundaries Scotland review of Scottish Parliament constituencies.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Introduction Energy prices have been particularly volatile over the last 18 months. The policy response from the UK and Scottish Governments, which attempts to alleviate
Reading Time: 7 minutes This guest blog summarises the findings of the second phase of research undertaken by Dr Stephen Knox as part of the Scottish Parliament Academic Fellowship Scheme.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog looks at some of the recommendations made by the recent Citizens Panel on Public Participation, and examples which might give an idea of how enacting those recommendations in the Scottish Parliament could look.