Reading Time: 5 minutes The Scottish Government plans to invest over £6 billion on infrastructure such as homes, roads and rail in 2021-22. This blogpost explores what we know of this infrastructure’s likely effect on Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Infrastructure Investment Plan: a framework, a delivery plan or a consultation?
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Scottish Government recently published a Draft Infrastructure Investment Plan covering the period to 2025-26. This blog looks at what it does and doesn’t do.
Transport – A climate emergency budget?
Reading Time: 5 minutes A look at the transport elements of the Scottish Government’s budget for 2020-21 and how it supports action to tackle the climate emergency.
R100: Moving (slowly) towards superfast broadband
Reading Time: 5 minutes R100 plans to deliver superfast broadband to every home and business in Scotland. This blog looks at recent developments around the R100 programme.
Scotland’s schools: a new LEIP forward?
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog outlines plans for the next phase of school investment.
Superfast broadband – will Scotland reach 100?
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at plans to deliver superfast broadband to every premises in Scotland by 2021, under the R100 programme.
Capital spend: locking in high or low carbon futures?
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Scottish Government plans to invest over £4 billion this financial year on infrastructure like homes, roads and rail. This capital spending will rise even
Building for the Future? The Scottish Government’s plans for infrastructure investment
Reading Time: 4 minutes The 2018 Programme for Government included significant commitments on future infrastructure investment. Announcing the Programme for Government, the First Minister said: “We will make it
A Scottish National Investment Bank: what’s new?
Reading Time: 4 minutes The 2017 Programme for Government included a commitment to establish a Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB). Its mission was described as: “…to provide and catalyse
Cycling – What works?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Increasing the proportion of everyday journeys made by bike is a policy aim of the Scottish Government. The First Minister announced in a statement to