Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog is guest written by Alison Johnstone MSP, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament. It was written for an article for ‘The Geographer’, a quarterly magazine of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog considers the Elections Bill and its implications for voters and electoral administrators in Scotland.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Provides an overview of the Scottish Government-Greens cooperation agreement and its impact on Parliamentary business.
Reading Time: 13 minutes This blog provides a summary of the PFG, and in particular picks out areas that will be of particular interest to MSPs and the Parliament over the next year.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A look at mental health and adults with incapacity legislation.
Reading Time: 58 minutes This extended blogpost summarises and analyses the Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill as introduced.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog takes a look at the wide range of Parent Acts the Scottish Government has used to create the Scottish Statutory Instruments (the SSIs), as well as the procedures used in the parliament to scrutinise them
Reading Time: 5 minutes A look at common frameworks so far, and the work set to come during Session 6.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog looks at the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF), the replacement for EU structural funds. The scheme is now being developed, and expected to launch in 2022 (with further details expected in the second half of 2021)
Reading Time: 2 minutes This blog sets out plans for the first SPICe publications in Session 6.