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
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
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.
Reading Time: < 1 minute SPICe has published the first of its quarterly intergovernmental activity updates, which covers quarter 3 (July to September) of 2023. ‘Intergovernmental activity’ refers to work
Reading Time: 3 minutes SPICe has launched a new intergovernmental activity hub. This hub collates information on intergovernmental activity between the Scottish Government and the UK Government, Welsh Government,
Reading Time: 10 minutes This blog gives an overview of the key themes from the Office for the Internal Market’s first reports.
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
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.
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.
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.