Reading Time: 4 minutes The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill (“the Bill”) is passing through the UK Parliament. It is currently moving between the House of Commons
Category: EU & International Affairs
Engaging with Scotland’s diaspora – the Scottish Connections Framework
Reading Time: 9 minutes On 11 April 2023, the Scottish Government published the Scottish Connections Framework, which sets out the Scottish Government’s approach to engaging with Scotland’s diaspora. On
Import of EU goods to Scotland – what checks are happening?
Reading Time: 9 minutes This blog sets out what checks will be needed on goods coming from the EU and why those checks aren’t already happening. It then sets out some background on how Scotland is preparing its international border posts for the imposition of checks.
The Scottish Government’s Supersponsor Scheme – one year on
Reading Time: 7 minutes Note: This blog was originally published on 20 March 2023 and updated on 24 March 2023 to include new Scottish Government figures on the number
Seeking effective operation of the Northern Ireland Protocol: The Windsor Framework
Reading Time: 9 minutes This blog provides a brief overview of events leading up to the announcement of the new Windsor Framework, summarises key elements of the Framework and examines what this means for Scotland.
The Icelandic Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers – The Nordic Region: A force for peace
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog sets out the priorities of the Icelandic Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers.
New UK trade agreements – an introduction
Reading Time: 7 minutes Following the UK’s departure from the EU, the UK Government has the power to seek to negotiate and conclude its own trade deals. This blog explains what trade agreements are, how they are made, and sets out the current state of play of the UK’s trade agreement negotiations.
Protecting EU citizens’ rights in the UK
Reading Time: 4 minutes Towards the end of December 2022, a court judgement was issued against the UK Government over its approach to the residence and working rights of some EU and EEA citizens living in the UK after Brexit. This blog looks at the background to the judgement and what it means in practice.
What’s happening with common frameworks? Views from the House of Lords and Scottish Parliament
Reading Time: 7 minutes Over almost two years, the House of Lords Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee has been conducting an inquiry into common frameworks. The Committee published its first
Guest Blog: Mapping alignment with EU Law
Reading Time: 5 minutes This guest blog by Lisa Claire Whitten summarises her research for the Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee mapping alignment with EU law since the UK’s departure from the EU.