Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog gives an overview of the Queen’s Speech 2022, focusing on what it means for Scotland.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Scottish Parliament has been involved in several events during COP26 about the role of Parliaments in a climate emergency. This blog summarises some themes from these events.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Provides an overview of the Scottish Government-Greens cooperation agreement and its impact on Parliamentary business.
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