Reading Time: 5 minutes Provides an overview of the Scottish Government-Greens cooperation agreement and its impact on Parliamentary business.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides an overview of the Scottish Government’s incoming vaccination certification scheme, or ‘vaccine passports’.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog discusses a newly published research collaboration between SPICe and academics on levels of understanding and scrutiny of Scotland’s new budget powers.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog and related briefing provides an overview of economic development in Scotland. It looks at the main organisations involved in delivering economic development activities, the direction of economic development strategy, and current economic development programmes in Scotland.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog sets out why an interest in the EU’s policy direction and legislative proposals will continue to be important for the Scottish Parliament and summarises some of the key elements of the State of the Union.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog provides an overview of when face coverings must be worn in Scotland and when exemptions apply.
Reading Time: 4 minutes HMRC have published data on trade for the first quarter of 2021. This allows us to see how Scottish exports have changed between the first
Reading Time: 4 minutes This guest blog presents early findings from a major new University of Glasgow-led study on the impacts of COVID-19 on migrant essential workers.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The UK government recently announced plans to increase taxes to pay for health and social care in England. This blog explores the implications for Scotland.
Reading Time: 13 minutes This blog provides a summary of the PFG, and in particular picks out areas that will be of particular interest to MSPs and the Parliament over the next year.