Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog post looks at the Children (Scotland) Act 2020, an important piece of Scottish Government legislation from Session 5 of the Scottish Parliament. For the most part, the Act is unimplemented, and it is unclear when it will be brought fully into force. This is likely to be disappointing to some stakeholders.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This guest blog is from the Fraser of Allander Institute, working with SPICe on an academic fellowship to explore the disability employment gap in Scotland.
Reading Time: 24 minutes This blog provides a summary and analysis of the 2023-24 Programme for Government.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog provides an update on the COVID-19 situation in Scotland, the monitoring still taking place and relevant developments.
Reading Time: 6 minutes A post looking at Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC), with a focus on potential defects in Scottish public buildings and possible remedies.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides an overview of the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Act 2023.
Reading Time: 10 minutes This blog is designed to help MSPs with queries they receive on college and university student support eligibility and entitlements.
Reading Time: 17 minutes Information about how dental services work in Scotland and some of the issues currently facing NHS dental services.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides some background on Scottish Electric Vehicle (EV) policy and answers some EV-related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) received by SPICe.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog is linked to a post from March 2023, on carbon capture and storage (CCS) and updates on some ley developments since that post.