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 guest blog was written by Norin Arshed of the University of Dundee, as part of a Fellowship with the Scottish Parliament Information Centre. It considers the impact of the pandemic on women entrepreneurs in Scotland.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This guest blog from the Institute for Government summarises research commissioned by SPICe to support the work of the Economy, Energy, and Fair Work Committee looking at the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s businesses, workers, and the economy. The aim of the research was to explore how selected governments around the world have supported businesses with COVID-19.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A guest blog on pharmaceutical pollution and potential implications for the environment and human health in Scotland.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This guest blog from Professor James Harrison from Edinburgh Law School the UK’s new role as an independent coastal state.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This guest blog from Prof Michael Heath and Dr Robin Cook from the University of Strathclyde summarises a report on modelling the consequences for the North Sea of post-Brexit fisheries negotiations failing to reach agreement.
Reading Time: 3 minutes This is the first in a series of blogs written by two of our Scottish Parliament Academic Fellows: Dr Sabina Siebert and Dr Kevin Orr.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This guest blog focuses on the political priorities of European Union (EU) member states in the current phase of EU-UK negotiations (March 2020 onwards)
Reading Time: 6 minutes This guest blog explores some of the challenges which common frameworks pose for Parliamentary scrutiny.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In this guest blog Professor Nicola McEwen considers the impact of the Brexit process on the authority of the Scottish Parliament.