Reading Time: 4 minutes This is the second of two blogs from Dr Filippo Fontanelli from the University of Edinburgh’s Law School. Dr Fontanelli is working in SPICe on
Month: March 2019
Reading Time: 4 minutes Laws constantly change and evolve – they rarely stay still. But the UK’s withdrawal from the EU presents a significant legislative challenge because so many
The UK’s accession to the Government Procurement Agreement of the WTO
Reading Time: 4 minutes This is the first of two blogs from Dr Filippo Fontanelli from the University of Edinburgh’s Law School. Dr Fontanelli is working in SPICe on
Scale and concentration of land ownership – the elephant in the room?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Background The scale and concentration of land ownership in Scotland has been passionately discussed for more than 40 years, indeed it has been central to
Beavers set to become a protected species in Scotland (or are they?)
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Scottish Government has introduced Regulations that will provide beavers (the Eurasian Beaver, otherwise known as the European Beaver) in Scotland with European Protected Species
Budget 2019-20 – final allocations to local authorities
Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s an exciting time of year – the final funding allocations for local government in 2019-20 have been published! We wrote in a recent blog
Brexit – what now?
Reading Time: 4 minutes SPICe has launched a Twitter account – @SPICe_Research – follow us to stay up to date with all our blogs, briefings and other work. With
International Women’s Day 2019
Reading Time: 4 minutes International Women’s day (IWD) is celebrated on 8 March every year. The Scottish Parliament will be holding a debate focusing on IWD on Thursday 7
How can Scotland be a leader in human rights?
Reading Time: 4 minutes In November 2018, the Equalities and Human Rights Committee published their inquiry report Getting Rights Right: Human Rights and the Scottish Parliament. They called on
Has devolution been good for our health?
Reading Time: 8 minutes As part of the programme to mark 20 years since the creation of the Scottish Parliament, SPICe will publish twenty “20 year” blog posts on