Reading Time: 10 minutes This blog sets out some questions and answers about the Scottish Government’s plans for Highly Protected Marine Areas and reaction to the proposals.
Category: Rural Affairs
Dachaighean falamh ann an Alba: firinnean, figearan agus poilesaidh
Reading Time: 5 minutes Tha am blog seo a’ coimhead air meud duilgheadas nan dachaighean falamh ann an Alba agus ceumannan poileasaidh gus dèiligeadh ris. Cia mheud dachaigh fhalamh
Empty homes in Scotland: facts, figures and policy
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog provides an overview of the scale of empty homes in Scotland and the policy measures to tackle them.
Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land – What is it and how does it work?
Reading Time: 5 minutes SPICe has recently received enquiries about the Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land (RCI), its history, the process for registration, who it
The Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill – what’s happened so far?
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog discusses what has happened so far during the passage of the Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill.
FAQs: Avian Influenza
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog sets out information on frequently asked questions on avian flu.
Rural health and social care in Scotland
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog outlines when rural health and social care has been discussed in the Scottish Parliament and some of the recent and forthcoming developments.
What’s cookin’? Stage 3 of the Good Food Nation (Scotland) Bill
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog summarises the discussions around the Good Food Nation (Scotland) Bill to date, ahead of Stage 3 consideration by the Parliament on Tuesday 14 June 2022.
Land, space and place: NPF4 and land use
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog looks at the relationship between Scotland’s Fourth National Planning Framework and other strategic land uses.
Aquaculture and the Fourth National Planning Framework
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog explores the policies for aquaculture in the Fourth National Planning Framework