Reading Time: 5 minutes Local elections were held in Scotland on 5 May 2022. Voters elected councillors for individual wards who then represent the ward on their local authority’s
Reading Time: 7 minutes Whilst the design of the Ukraine Family and the Homes for Ukraine visa schemes are the responsibility of the UK Government, the Scottish Government is responsible for looking after and supporting Ukrainians who look to settle in Scotland. This blog sets out the arrangements that have been put in place to support Ukrainians coming to Scotland.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Ro-ràdh Mar thoradh air gnìomhachd co-cheangailte ris na h-eileanan anns an t-seisean pàrlamaid mu dheireadh thàinig Achd nan Eilean agus a’ chiad Phlana Nàiseanta nan
Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction A flurry of islands-related activity during the last parliamentary session resulted in the 2018 Islands Act and Scotland’s first ever National Islands Plan. A
Reading Time: 9 minutes The Russian invasion has led to millions of Ukrainians fleeing their own homes in search of safety. This new blog sets out the the UK Government response to the refugee crisis and supersedes the blog Supporting Ukrainians to come to the UK.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A guest blog on the National Performance Framework and the psychological factors that can influence change.
Reading Time: 6 minutes A review of the Scottish Government’s latest COVID-19 framework, as we move into a “calmer” period; and ten things for the parliament to look out for
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog discusses BSL in Scotland and the progress made since the Scottish Government published its BSL National Plan in 2017. Translated into BSL.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog sets out the humanitarian crisis unfolding as a result of the war in terms of the number of people leaving Ukraine and the UK Government response to the crisis.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction SPICe is producing a series of blogs on the Draft Fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4), which provides a statutory strategy and framework for land use