Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog outlines Scottish Government planned spending on coronavirus (COVID-19) support as set out in its 2020-21 Summer budget revision.
Month: May 2020
Guest Blog: The UK as an international fisheries actor – regional and global perspectives
Reading Time: 4 minutes This guest blog from Professor James Harrison from Edinburgh Law School the UK’s new role as an independent coastal state.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): What can a global pandemic teach us about our food system?
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog explores the changes to the food system during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Claimant count and the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown: who has been affected?
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at the increase in the number of people claiming work-related benefits in Scotland between March and April 2020.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Transport Transition Plan
Reading Time: 6 minutes The blog looks at the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on transport and travel in Scotland, possible future changes in travel and key points in Transport Scotland’s Transport Transition Plan.
Funding for coronavirus (COVID-19) support: the evolving picture
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog provides an update on the money received by the Scottish Government by way of Barnett consequentials related to UK Government spending on coronavirus support measures.
Guest blog: Risks to North Sea fish stocks and wildlife if post-Brexit fisheries negotiations go awry
Reading Time: 5 minutes This guest blog from Prof Michael Heath and Dr Robin Cook from the University of Strathclyde summarises a report on modelling the consequences for the North Sea of post-Brexit fisheries negotiations failing to reach agreement.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): How parliaments are working during the pandemic
Reading Time: 2 minutes This blog provides a summary of an Oireachtas Library and Research service briefing on how parliaments are working during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the housing sector
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at what the impact of COVID-19 is on the rented and social housing sector.
Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Bill – Stage 3 Briefing
Reading Time: 30 minutes This extended blogpost considers the amendments lodged to the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Bill at Stage 2, to inform Stage 3 consideration by the Parliament.