Reading Time: 6 minutes The Scottish Government has £4.6 billion in COVID-19 Barnett consequentials so far in 2021-22. This blog looks at what we know about how these funds have been allocated.
Month: June 2021
Could a National Care Service work like the National Health Service?
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog considers the challenges of creating a national care service
Life in the pandemic for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT+) people in Scotland
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic for LGBT+ people in Scotland
Mental health and adults with incapacity law in Scotland – what next?
Reading Time: 5 minutes A look at mental health and adults with incapacity legislation.
Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill – Extended blogpost
Reading Time: 58 minutes This extended blogpost summarises and analyses the Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill as introduced.
COVID-19 legislation – where has it come from and how was it scrutinised?
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog takes a look at the wide range of Parent Acts the Scottish Government has used to create the Scottish Statutory Instruments (the SSIs), as well as the procedures used in the parliament to scrutinise them
Indirect health impacts of COVID-19 – NHS performance and waiting times
Reading Time: 6 minutes A look at the impact of COVID-19 on NHS waiting times
Health inequalities and the recovery from COVID-19
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at health inequalities in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: Information for new and returning MSPs
Reading Time: 12 minutes This blog aims to provide new Members with general information on COVID-19. It covers information on key terms and bodies as well as information on testing and vaccination.
A good deal? Agriculture and the UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement
Reading Time: 8 minutes The media has recently reported extensively on the negotiations to establish a free trade agreement (FTA) between the UK and Australia. Much of this attention has been paid to the impact that the agreement may have on UK agricultural sectors.