Reading Time: 5 minutes A hub for all SPICe material on coronavirus (COVID-19).
Month: April 2022
What’s the story? How to scrutinise common frameworks
Reading Time: 8 minutes In this, the third in our trio of blogs on common frameworks, we consider how the Scottish Parliament can scrutinise frameworks by looking at: structure;
Voting in local government elections
Reading Time: 3 minutes Local elections will be held on 5 May 2022 in Scotland. This blog article describes who has the right to vote in those elections and
International Climate Assessments – Round Six
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has recently published the third and final part of its review of global climate research. Known as Assessment
Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland – headline statistics
Reading Time: 3 minutes The blog provides a update on the latest headline statistics on the Coronavirus (COVID 19) in Scotland.
Energy price crisis – impacts and remedies in Scotland
Reading Time: 9 minutes This blog explores the key drivers of energy price rises, expert commentary, and some of the responses from Scottish and UK governments.
Supporting Ukrainians in Scotland
Reading Time: 7 minutes Whilst the design of the Ukraine Family and the Homes for Ukraine visa schemes are the responsibility of the UK Government, the Scottish Government is responsible for looking after and supporting Ukrainians who look to settle in Scotland. This blog sets out the arrangements that have been put in place to support Ukrainians coming to Scotland.
Medicinal Cannabis – Questions and Answers (updated April 2022)
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog explains how the prescription of cannabis-based medical products currently works in Scotland and some of the potential barriers around prescribing these products.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Constituency support – updated 1 April 2022
Reading Time: 58 minutes Blog containing links to trusted and official sources of information about issues relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.