Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog considers some of the recent activity by the UK and Scottish Governments in the area of health and social care and considers the
Reading Time: 5 minutes A hub for all SPICe material on coronavirus (COVID-19).
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog discusses ‘forest risk commodities’: what they are, what recent legislative proposals mean for Scotland, and what other questions these proposals raise.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at how Scotland is performing against the 81 National Indicators in the National Performance Framework.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Provides an overview of the Scottish Government-Greens cooperation agreement and its impact on Parliamentary business.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides an overview of the Scottish Government’s incoming vaccination certification scheme, or ‘vaccine passports’.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog discusses a newly published research collaboration between SPICe and academics on levels of understanding and scrutiny of Scotland’s new budget powers.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog and related briefing provides an overview of economic development in Scotland. It looks at the main organisations involved in delivering economic development activities, the direction of economic development strategy, and current economic development programmes in Scotland.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog sets out why an interest in the EU’s policy direction and legislative proposals will continue to be important for the Scottish Parliament and summarises some of the key elements of the State of the Union.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog provides an overview of when face coverings must be worn in Scotland and when exemptions apply.