Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog discusses what has happened so far during the passage of the Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog sets out information on frequently asked questions on avian flu.
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.
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.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog looks at the relationship between Scotland’s Fourth National Planning Framework and other strategic land uses.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog explores the policies for aquaculture in the Fourth National Planning Framework
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog explores data around the shift to increased online retail, the impact of this shift on the retail business base, support from the Scottish Government to retail, and the implications for parcel delivery surcharges.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog discusses ‘forest risk commodities’: what they are, what recent legislative proposals mean for Scotland, and what other questions these proposals raise.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The media has recently reported extensively on the negotiations to establish a free trade agreement (FTA) between the UK and Australia. Much of this attention has been paid to the impact that the agreement may have on UK agricultural sectors.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Woodlands are a key element of the Scottish Government’s climate change plans, but getting multiple benefits is more complicated than planting trees.