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: 4 minutes This blog takes a look at the wide range of Parent Acts the Scottish Government has used to create the Scottish Statutory Instruments (the SSIs), as well as the procedures used in the parliament to scrutinise them
Reading Time: 5 minutes A look at common frameworks so far, and the work set to come during Session 6.
Reading Time: 5 minutes An overview of progress on common frameworks.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog explores the implications of the EU-UK Agreement for the ability of the Scottish Government, in practice, to keep pace with EU environmental law.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog provides analysis of the Scottish Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the European Union (Future Relationship) Bill which will be debated in the Scottish Parliament on 30 December 2020.
Reading Time: 20 minutes This long read provides a summary of some of the key areas covered in the new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement which was agreed on 24 December 2020.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog sets out the key changes made to the Internal Market Bill to provide a link between the new Act and the development of UK-wide common frameworks.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The Scottish Parliament will vote on a motion on whether or not to consent to the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill on 7 October 2020. This blog outlines some of the views of organisations in Scotland on the Bill and provides some examples of how the provisions of the Bill might affect different policy sectors.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides a short analysis of the Scottish and Welsh Governments’ positions on the Internal Market Bill as set out in their Legislative Consent Memorandums for the Bill.