Reading Time: 4 minutes Does the draft Infrastructure Investment Plan support the Scottish Government’s climate and environmental ambitions?
Month: November 2020
COVID-19 Barnett consequentials guarantee up again: more certainty, less clarity
Reading Time: 4 minutes The amount guaranteed to the Scottish Government as a result of COVID-19 Barnett consequentials has increased to £8.2 billion. But how can these funds be scrutinised?
SPICe FAQs: Lyme Disease
Reading Time: 4 minutes SPICe has recently received a number of enquiries about Lyme disease. This blog post provides background information on Lyme disease and also answers some of the most common questions received.
Scrutiny of the Covid-19 pandemic by parliamentary committees
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog briefly summarises, and provides links to, some of the committee work on COVID-19 that has been undertaken or is still live, as at November 2020.
Earnings in Scotland 2020
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog explores the latest Annual Survey of Hours and Earning. It looks at some of the challenges with the data and what impact the pandemic has had on wages across the UK and in selected sectors in Scotland.