Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog takes a look at the data supplied by the Scottish Government to support the budget.
Category: Parliament & Government
How is Scotland Performing?
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at how Scotland is performing against the 81 National Indicators in the National Performance Framework.
Explainer: How will the Scottish Parliament nominate and select a new First Minister?
Reading Time: 3 minutes This short blog explains the parliamentary process for nominating and selecting a new First Minister when a First Minister resigns.
Explainer: Scotland Act 1998 Section 35
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog gives a brief overview of Section 35 of the Scotland Act.
Review of Scottish Parliament constituencies
Reading Time: 5 minutes The blog considers the Boundaries Scotland review of Scottish Parliament constituencies.
Recommending a more participatory future – the Citizen Participation and Petitions Committee’s Public Participation Inquiry
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog looks at some of the recommendations made by the recent Citizens Panel on Public Participation, and examples which might give an idea of how enacting those recommendations in the Scottish Parliament could look.
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
Timeline of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland
Reading Time: 69 minutes This timeline provides information on Scotland’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and includes all major developments.
Scottish Budget 2023-24: Pulling the income tax lever
Reading Time: 10 minutes An initial analysis of the 2023-24 Scottish Budget
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.