Reading Time: 3 minutes What is GVA? Gross Value Added (GVA) is a key indicator of the state of the whole economy, an important performance measure, and helps inform
Reading Time: 4 minutes Dr Paulina Trevena introduces a SPICe and University of Glasgow research project ‘Attracting and retaining migrants in post-Brexit Scotland: is a social integration strategy the
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Budget for financial year 2018-19 passed its final parliamentary hurdles on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. The ‘Rate Resolution’ debate and vote on
Reading Time: 4 minutes A recent report by BBC Scotland highlighted evidence of alleged illegal scallop dredging (uncovered by divers from Open Seas) in the Firth of Lorn; part
Reading Time: 2 minutes We are regularly asked if Members of The Scottish Parliament (MSPs) and their staff can be required to release information under Freedom of Information (FOI)
Reading Time: 3 minutes Next week the Scottish Government are due to publish their latest climate plan charting a path to cutting Scotland’s emissions over the next 15 years.
Reading Time: 5 minutes In the midst of a period of substantial constitutional debate and change, one significant piece of devolution has been (relatively) quietly underway. The devolution of
Reading Time: 3 minutes As part of the 2018-19 Draft Budget, the Scottish Government announced an easing of its policy on public sector pay. Starting in 2011-12, public sector
Reading Time: 3 minutes It is not often that the NHS steers clear from the centre of the political fray, but Brexit might just be one of those occasions.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Getting the right balance between protecting children and respecting individual rights to privacy is almost always a difficult policy issue. Last year the courts found