Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog sets out the background to Horizon Europe, why it has taken so long to finalise UK association to it and what association might mean for Scotland.
Reading Time: 9 minutes This blog provides a brief overview of events leading up to the announcement of the new Windsor Framework, summarises key elements of the Framework and examines what this means for Scotland.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Towards the end of December 2022, a court judgement was issued against the UK Government over its approach to the residence and working rights of some EU and EEA citizens living in the UK after Brexit. This blog looks at the background to the judgement and what it means in practice.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog analyses the current status of the EU-UK relationship and whether it might change as a result of the imminent change at the top of the UK Government.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This is a joint guest blog with Professor Katy Hayward of Queen’s University Belfast. Professor Hayward is an adviser to the Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog looks at the negotiations between the EU and the UK on the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol, the response of the European Commission to the new Bill and the possible impact of the Bill on operation of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement.
Reading Time: 6 minutes On 13 April 2022, the UK government published detailed plans for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) that is one of the funds that will replace the previous EU funding streams. This blog looks at the different claims made by the UK and Scottish governments regarding whether the UKSPF fully matches the value of the funds it is replacing.
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 As we all know, there was a Brexit deal in the run up to last Christmas. Since then much of the UK media has been
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog explores what has changed when sending and receiving post/parcels from the EU, following the UK’s departure from the EU.