Reading Time: 12 minutes This blog aims to provide new Members with general information on COVID-19. It covers information on key terms and bodies as well as information on testing and vaccination.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog summarises ten key risks identified by the Scottish government arising both from COVID-19 and EU exit, for the delivery of Scotland’s National Outcomes. These include many equalities issues.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog explains some of the complexities of understanding devolved competence post-Brexit. It covers new legislation and frameworks that affect the interpretation of devolved competence.
Reading Time: 7 minutes New post-Brexit requirements have been causing delays in export supply chains that allow fresh seafood to reach markets in the EU. This blog provides background to the ongoing challenges being faced by the Scottish (and UK) fishing industries in getting seafood to EU markets.
Reading Time: 4 minutes During the next two days, SPICe will publish four blogs examining the impact of a no-deal Brexit. This blog examines what no-deal would mean for
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog discusses the legal framework for fisheries enforcement that will apply after the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog provides an overview of the Scottish Parliamentary Standards (Sexual Harassment and Complaints Process) Bill
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides the answers to some questions about COVID-19 testing.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A summary of the Forensic Medical Services Bill and its consideration at Stages 1 and 2, in time for the Stage 3 debate.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog is the third in a series of blogs examining key elements of the Scottish Government’s Future Fisheries Management Policy Intent Paper, focussing on international influence in fisheries.