Reading Time: 4 minutes This guest blog summarises the findings from an expert review for the Scottish Government Coronavirus (COVID-19) Learning and Evaluation Oversight Group. The study was led
Month: November 2022
UK Supreme Court: Reference by the Lord Advocate of devolution issues
Reading Time: 9 minutes A look at the judgment on the Supreme Court reference and its implications for the Scottish Government’s plans for a second independence referendum.
What happened at COP27
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog summarises some of the key issues from this year’s COP in Egypt
Climate finance: generating the funds needed to address climate change
Reading Time: 4 minutes With COP27 about to end this blog sets out some of the key issues relating to how the actions needed in response to climate change might be funded.
UK Autumn Budget 2022 – Winter is coming
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides analysis of yesterday’s UK Autumn Statement and some of the implications for Scotland.
How do you design a public (national care) service?
Reading Time: 13 minutes The concept of “co-design” has been prominent in Stage 1 scrutiny of the National Care Service. This blog discusses the co-design approach, using the NCS as an example.
What is Loss and Damage and why does it matter?
Reading Time: 5 minutes One of the key sticking points in negotiations, and ultimately unresolved issues from the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow was the issue
Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill Legislative Consent Memorandum
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at the Scottish Government’s legislative consent memorandum on the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill.
The National Care Service (Scotland) Bill – hub for SPICe material
Reading Time: 2 minutes A hub for all SPICe material on the National Care Service (NCS)
Emergency Budget Review 2022 – inflation implications laid bare
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog provides analysis of yesterday’s 2022-23 Emergency Budget review.