Reading Time: 6 minutes Woodlands are a key element of the Scottish Government’s climate change plans, but getting multiple benefits is more complicated than planting trees.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This briefing summarises the background to the Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill and developments prior to Stage 3.
Reading Time: 6 minutes A look at stage 2 of the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog discusses and summarises the deal which allowed for passage of the Budget Bill for 2021-22.
Reading Time: 6 minutes SPICe has published a comprehensive briefing looking at the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s tourism sector. It focusses on the scale of impact, business support,
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Scottish Government plans to invest over £6 billion on infrastructure such as homes, roads and rail in 2021-22. This blogpost explores what we know of this infrastructure’s likely effect on Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog considers yesterday’s UK Budget and the implications for Scotland’s public finances next year.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Scottish Government received a total of £9.7 billion in COVID-19 Barnett consequentials for 2020-21. This blog sets out how they have been used and looks ahead to the evolving picture for 2021-22.