Reading Time: 41 minutes This timeline provides information on Scotland’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and includes all major developments.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill, a Member’s Bill introduced by Andy Wightman MSP, aims to incorporate the European Charter of Local
Reading Time: 4 minutes Background to the announcement that ScotRail services will be provided by a public sector operator from March 2022.
Reading Time: < 1 minute This post looks at data from the National Records of Scotland which breaks down deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) at a local level.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This post summarises action taken by the Scottish and UK Governments to assist tenants and landlords during the COVID-19 pandemic to date and planned future action.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement includes a governance structure to oversee its operation. This blog examines the likelihood of Scottish Government and Scottish Parliament involvement in the governance of the Agreement and why involvement could be important.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This guest blog by the Independent Monitoring Authority seeks to set out how it operates and to inform MSPs and their staff about how they can work with the IMA to ensure citizens’ rights are upheld.
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: 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.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This briefing summarises the background to the Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill and developments prior to Stage 3.