Reading Time: 3 minutes This guest blog from Daren Fitzhenry, the Scottish Information Commissioner, sets out some background information on Freedom of Information (FOI) and how to find out more.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Looks at the framework which governs emissions from wood burning stoves, and smoke control areas.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at the current regulations surrounding public processions.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This post looks at the need to balance the use of biometrics in tackling crime whilst also protecting the privacy and human rights of individuals.
Reading Time: 4 minutes An update on the Good Food Nation ambitions for Scotland
Reading Time: 4 minutes Scotland is a nation of dog-lovers. Although there is no official data, the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association estimates there are 653,000 dogs in Scotland, with
Reading Time: 4 minutes Over the past year, SPICe has received enquiries from Members on behalf of constituents concerned over the environmental impact of palm oil, including “what can
Reading Time: 3 minutes In recent weeks there has been considerable Scottish press coverage on clinical waste services, and particularly the company Healthcare Environmental Services (HES). The Scottish Government
Reading Time: 3 minutes SPICe frequently receives enquiries about who regulates nuisance calls and how to reduce them. Nuisance calls are unwanted phone calls that attempt to promote a
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog takes a brief look at what is happening in the world of wildcat conservation, and at the re-introduction of other species with widespread