Reading Time: 39 minutes This timeline provides information on Scotland’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and includes all major developments.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A hub for all SPICe material on coronavirus (COVID-19).
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog provides an overview of the Scottish General Election (Coronavirus) Bill.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog briefly summarises, and provides links to, some of the committee work on COVID-19 that has been undertaken or is still live, as at November 2020.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog explores implications of the UK Internal Market Bill for the development of a circular economy in Scotland, with particular discussion of Scotland’s forthcoming
Reading Time: 7 minutes The Scottish Parliament will vote on a motion on whether or not to consent to the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill on 7 October 2020. This blog outlines some of the views of organisations in Scotland on the Bill and provides some examples of how the provisions of the Bill might affect different policy sectors.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides a short analysis of the Scottish and Welsh Governments’ positions on the Internal Market Bill as set out in their Legislative Consent Memorandums for the Bill.
Reading Time: 8 minutes A summary of the 2020-21 Programme for Government,
Reading Time: 7 minutes Devising an economic policy response in Scotland is complicated by the fact that responsibility for the economy is shared between the Scottish and UK Governments. This blog explores economic stimulus options for the Scottish economy and broadly how these align with both the responsibilities of the Scottish and UK Parliaments.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This third and final SPICe blog in the series on the internal market white paper examines the proposals from the perspective of intergovernmental relations in the UK.