Reading Time: 5 minutes R100 plans to deliver superfast broadband to every home and business in Scotland. This blog looks at recent developments around the R100 programme.
Month: January 2020
SPICe FAQs: young people, alcohol and the law
Reading Time: 4 minutes A blog drawing together answers to questions SPICe has been asked about young people, alcohol and the law.
Scottish Budget 2020-21: Taxing times ahead
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at income distribution in Scotland and what it might mean for tax policy.
Brexit – your questions answered
Reading Time: 2 minutes A blog highlighting the publication of a SPICe briefing answering questions about the UK’s exit from the EU
Scottish Parliament Statistics: more facts, more figures and new infographics
Reading Time: 4 minutes At the start of 2019 SPICe published the first companion blog to the annual Scottish Parliament Statistics publication, bringing parliamentary facts and figures to life
SIMD 2020: the where of deprivation
Reading Time: 3 minutes A look at latest Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) from the Scottish Government.
Wuhan Coronavirus – what is it and should we be worried?
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at information available about the recent outbreak of a new air-borne respiratory infection in China.
The scrutiny challenge posed by common frameworks
Reading Time: 6 minutes This guest blog explores some of the challenges which common frameworks pose for Parliamentary scrutiny.
Stalling and declining life expectancy in Scotland
Reading Time: 5 minutes A look at life expectancy in Scotland.
Is Brexit eroding the Sewel convention?
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this guest blog Professor Nicola McEwen considers the impact of the Brexit process on the authority of the Scottish Parliament.