Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at how the Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill changed at stage 2.
Category: Parliament & Government
Budget 2020-21: a bigger Budget, but bigger risks
Reading Time: 7 minutes An initial look at Budget 2020-21.
Scotland’s constitutional future: a week of debate
Reading Time: 4 minutes A round-up of recent events around Scotland’s constitutional future.
Brexit – your questions answered
Reading Time: 2 minutes A blog highlighting the publication of a SPICe briefing answering questions about the UK’s exit from the EU
Scottish Parliament Statistics: more facts, more figures and new infographics
Reading Time: 4 minutes At the start of 2019 SPICe published the first companion blog to the annual Scottish Parliament Statistics publication, bringing parliamentary facts and figures to life
The scrutiny challenge posed by common frameworks
Reading Time: 6 minutes This guest blog explores some of the challenges which common frameworks pose for Parliamentary scrutiny.
Is Brexit eroding the Sewel convention?
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this guest blog Professor Nicola McEwen considers the impact of the Brexit process on the authority of the Scottish Parliament.
SPICe Post-Brexit Hub
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog explains what SPICe’s new post-Brexit hub is and why it’s necessary.
Sustainable development: weasel words or the heart of policy making…
Reading Time: 10 minutes It’s been over 20 years since sustainable development was to be at the heart of Scottish decision making. Are we making enough progress?
A week’s a long time in politics
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at how the political horizon has shifted one week on from the UK general election and explores what the developments mean for Scotland and the UK constitutionally.