Reading Time: 17 minutes An extended blogpost on the Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill, looking ahead to Stage 3.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog answers some of the most frequently asked questions in relation to the upcoming changes to smoke and heat alarms in homes.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog looks at the relationship between Scotland’s Fourth National Planning Framework and other strategic land uses.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction SPICe is producing a series of blogs on the Draft Fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4), which provides a statutory strategy and framework for land use
Reading Time: 6 minutes Introduction Published during COP26, the Draft Fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4) provides a statutory strategy and framework for land use out to Scotland’s net zero
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog discusses policies in the new draft Fourth National Planning Framework for biodiversity and nature recovery.
Reading Time: < 1 minute A central hub for SPICe blogs and briefings on the draft National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4).
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog explores the policies for aquaculture in the Fourth National Planning Framework
Reading Time: 5 minutes This is post about the Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee’s evidence on retrofitting homes for net-zero.
Reading Time: 5 minutes An overview of the national spatial strategy, and associated regional action areas,, set out in the draft National Planning Framework 4.