Reading Time: 3 minutes On 1 December 2017, the first major change to private rented tenancy legislation in Scotland in almost 30 years took effect. From that date, the
Reading Time: 2 minutes SPICe regularly receives enquiries relating to constituents’ concerns over their health records held by their GPs. We were recently asked what the legislative basis is
Reading Time: 4 minutes The problem of marine plastic pollution featured heavily in the media in 2017. Powerful imagery such as the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award entry
Reading Time: < 1 minute The aim of SPICe Spotlight is to provide timely, need to know information and analysis on the issues facing the Parliament. Most of the blog
Reading Time: 10 minutes As with all guest blogs, what follows are the views of the author, Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, and not those of SPICe or indeed the Scottish Parliament.
Reading Time: 3 minutes On 17 January 2018 the Scottish Government published Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for Quarter 3 2017. SPICe has published an infographic analysing these figures available on