Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog provides an overview of the Scottish General Election (Coronavirus) Bill.
Reading Time: 6 minutes On Tuesday 24 November 2020, the Scottish Parliament will consider the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 3. This blog looks at the
Reading Time: 4 minutes Does the draft Infrastructure Investment Plan support the Scottish Government’s climate and environmental ambitions?
Reading Time: 4 minutes The amount guaranteed to the Scottish Government as a result of COVID-19 Barnett consequentials has increased to £8.2 billion. But how can these funds be scrutinised?
Reading Time: 4 minutes SPICe has recently received a number of enquiries about Lyme disease. This blog post provides background information on Lyme disease and also answers some of the most common questions received.
Reading Time: < 1 minute This post looks at data from the National Records of Scotland which breaks down deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) at a local level.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog briefly summarises, and provides links to, some of the committee work on COVID-19 that has been undertaken or is still live, as at November 2020.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog explores the latest Annual Survey of Hours and Earning. It looks at some of the challenges with the data and what impact the pandemic has had on wages across the UK and in selected sectors in Scotland.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The decline in the use of physical notes and coin in the UK is not a new phenomenon. In July 2018 the Scottish Parliament’s Economy,
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog answers some of the most frequently asked questions in relation to the upcoming changes to smoke and heat alarms in homes.