Reading Time: 8 minutes A look at 20 years of family law in the Scottish Parliament.
Reading Time: 4 minutes SPICe has estimated the additional cost to Scotland of parcel delivery surcharges relative to the rest of the UK. For 2019, we estimate a cost of £40m.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This guest blog from Daren Fitzhenry, the Scottish Information Commissioner, sets out some background information on Freedom of Information (FOI) and how to find out more.
Reading Time: 4 minutes SPICe has recently received a number of enquiries about smart meters. This blog explores some of the issues around the technology, and its introduction to homes and businesses.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Looks at the framework which governs emissions from wood burning stoves, and smoke control areas.
Reading Time: 9 minutes A look at local government in Scotland since devolution.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at the most recent economic facts and figures for Scotland’s brewing and distilling sectors. A key trend has been the uplift in employment.
Reading Time: 5 minutes On 4 November 2019, the Scottish and Irish Governments announced “a joint bilateral review to look at how the countries can work together over the next five years.” This blog looks at the details of the announcement and provides a snapshot of the links that already exist between the two countries.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Looks at the introduction of speed awareness courses in Scotland.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at what the UK general election pre-election period means for institutions in Scotland.