Reading Time: 3 minutes As this is Volunteers’ Week, this blog looks at the ways that the third sector, which includes voluntary organisations, has been involved in the work of the Scottish Parliament.
Category: Parliament & Government
At a glance – Referendums (Scotland) Bill
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Referendums (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 28 May. This follows the First Minister’s commitment, made in her statement on 24
Brexit – the more things change, the more they stay the same
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at the Brexit options facing a new Prime Minister and considers how each option might play out.
It was 20 years ago today….
Reading Time: 3 minutes A look at the 1999 Scottish Parliament election results
A bridge over troubled (constitutional) water?
Reading Time: 4 minutes With the First Minister’s statement on 24 April 2019, the constitutional questions which have been, to some extent, in Brexit’s shadow, were cast firmly back
Net-zero and the climate emergency
Reading Time: 5 minutes How did the net-zero report come about? In October 2018 the UK and devolved governments asked their independent expert advisers, the Committee on Climate Change
Reading Time: 4 minutes Laws constantly change and evolve – they rarely stay still. But the UK’s withdrawal from the EU presents a significant legislative challenge because so many
Brexit – what now?
Reading Time: 4 minutes SPICe has launched a Twitter account – @SPICe_Research – follow us to stay up to date with all our blogs, briefings and other work. With
How can Scotland be a leader in human rights?
Reading Time: 4 minutes In November 2018, the Equalities and Human Rights Committee published their inquiry report Getting Rights Right: Human Rights and the Scottish Parliament. They called on
Scottish Parliament Statistics: facts, figures and infographics
Reading Time: 4 minutes Did you know that during the parliamentary year 2017-2018 there were: 439 hours of plenary business in the Chamber 234 questions selected for First Minister’s