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: < 1 minute This blog looks at managed isolation for international arrivals into the UK.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The media has recently reported extensively on the negotiations to establish a free trade agreement (FTA) between the UK and Australia. Much of this attention has been paid to the impact that the agreement may have on UK agricultural sectors.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at some of the issues related to applications for settled status by prisoners and those with a criminal record
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog looks at the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), the replacement for EU structural funds. The scheme is now being developed, and expected to launch in 2022 (with further details expected in the second half of 2021)
Reading Time: 5 minutes Brexit has made many things more complicated – this blog summarises a SPICe commissioned project looking at some of the impacts on
devolved social security.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement includes a governance structure to oversee its operation. This blog examines the likelihood of Scottish Government and Scottish Parliament involvement in the governance of the Agreement and why involvement could be important.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This guest blog by the Independent Monitoring Authority seeks to set out how it operates and to inform MSPs and their staff about how they can work with the IMA to ensure citizens’ rights are upheld.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog explains some of the complexities of understanding devolved competence post-Brexit. It covers new legislation and frameworks that affect the interpretation of devolved competence.
Reading Time: 5 minutes As we all know, there was a Brexit deal in the run up to last Christmas. Since then much of the UK media has been