Reading Time: 10 minutes Common frameworks are intergovernmental agreements that set out how the governments of the UK nations will work together to manage regulatory divergence in policy areas
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Scotland’s Ban on Single-Use Plastics: a case study of the impact of the UK Internal Market Act
Reading Time: 6 minutes On 1 June 2022, a ban on certain single-use plastic products in Scotland came into force. However, initially, the ban was not fully effective. This
The United Kingdom Internal Market Act and common frameworks
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog sets out the key changes made to the Internal Market Bill to provide a link between the new Act and the development of UK-wide common frameworks.
First Annual report from the Office for the Internal Market
Reading Time: 10 minutes This blog gives an overview of the key themes from the Office for the Internal Market’s first reports.
The UK Internal Market Bill – a threat to the circular economy in Scotland?
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog explores implications of the UK Internal Market Bill for the development of a circular economy in Scotland, with particular discussion of Scotland’s forthcoming
What might the Internal Market Bill mean for Scotland’s regulatory standards?
Reading Time: 7 minutes The Scottish Parliament will vote on a motion on whether or not to consent to the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill on 7 October 2020. This blog outlines some of the views of organisations in Scotland on the Bill and provides some examples of how the provisions of the Bill might affect different policy sectors.
The UK Internal Market Bill – The Devolved Administrations Responses
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides a short analysis of the Scottish and Welsh Governments’ positions on the Internal Market Bill as set out in their Legislative Consent Memorandums for the Bill.
The UK internal market proposals: intergovernmental relations
Reading Time: 4 minutes This third and final SPICe blog in the series on the internal market white paper examines the proposals from the perspective of intergovernmental relations in the UK.
The UK internal market proposals: a comparison with the EU approach
Reading Time: 7 minutes This second of a series of SPICe blogs on the UK Government’s internal market white paper examines some of the proposals comparing them to the principles and structures which previously supported the functioning of the UK’s internal market as a result of EU membership.
The UK internal market: what is it, do we have one and do we need one?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Following the publication of the UK Government’s ‘UK Internal Market’ White Paper, this blog looks at what an internal market is, the value of Scottish exports to the rest of the UK and the implications of the UK Government’s proposals.