Reading Time: 30 minutes This timeline provides information on Scotland’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and includes all major developments.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A hub for all SPICe material on coronavirus (COVID-19).
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.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This second of a series of SPICe blogs on the UK Government’s internal market white paper examines some of the proposals comparing them to the principles and structures which previously supported the functioning of the UK’s internal market as a result of EU membership.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Following the publication of the UK Government’s ‘UK Internal Market’ White Paper, this blog looks at what an internal market is, the value of Scottish exports to the rest of the UK and the implications of the UK Government’s proposals.
Reading Time: 11 minutes This blog looks at the impact COVID-19 may have on the Scottish Parliament election scheduled for May 2021.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at the UK Government’s seventh statutory report on the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and Common Frameworks.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog looks at the changes set out by the First Minister on 18 June 2020 as Scotland moves to phase 2 after lockdown.