Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at the Scottish Government’s response to the work of the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland.
Month: November 2021
An Update on Perinatal Mental Health in Scotland
Reading Time: 5 minutes An update on current information on perinatal mental health, recent policy developments, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Where can I get a bus?
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at the latest bus accessibility data broken down by urban rural classification and by deprivation.
Progress on common frameworks: UK Government’s twelfth report
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blogpost provides an update on common frameworks, following publication of the twelfth European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and Common Frameworks statutory report.
Scotland 2045: Draft fourth National Planning Framework – The role of the Scottish Parliament
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog provides an overview of how the National Planning Framework (NPF) has developed over the last 20 years, outlines the contents of the recently published draft NPF4 and details planned parliamentary scrutiny.
UK government funding of economic development in Scotland
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog takes a closer look at the UK government’s Community Renewal Fund, Levelling Up Fund, and Community Ownership Fund, and the questions these funds raise for economic development in Scotland.
COP26: A fragile win – but for whom? Coal, fossil fuels; loss and damage
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog attempts to set out what the key agreements (and disagreements) have been and to summarise the battle of narratives on the outcome of the negotiations and the Glasgow Climate Pact.
Emerging from COP26 – the ‘fight of our lives’
Reading Time: 4 minutes This post summarises the outcomes from COP26.
Earnings in Scotland: 2021
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at the latest data from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). About
Not a moment to lose – some COP26 emerging themes
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Scottish Parliament has been involved in several events during COP26 about the role of Parliaments in a climate emergency. This blog summarises some themes from these events.