Reading Time: 6 minutes On Tuesday 24 November 2020, the Scottish Parliament will consider the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 3. This blog looks at the
Tag: Local Government
Budget Bill Stage 1 – a deal, but questions over how it will be funded
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog considers the Budget deal announced between the Scottish Government and the Scottish Green Party.
Budget 2020-21: a bigger Budget, but bigger risks
Reading Time: 7 minutes An initial look at Budget 2020-21.
SPICe FAQs: young people, alcohol and the law
Reading Time: 4 minutes A blog drawing together answers to questions SPICe has been asked about young people, alcohol and the law.
Where does health care end and social care begin? 20 years along the road to integration
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog looks at the journey to health and social care integration so far
Local Government since Devolution – local governance or local administration?
Reading Time: 9 minutes A look at local government in Scotland since devolution.
Marches and parades – frequently asked questions
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at the current regulations surrounding public processions.
Budget 2019-20 – final allocations to local authorities
Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s an exciting time of year – the final funding allocations for local government in 2019-20 have been published! We wrote in a recent blog
Scottish Budget 2019-20: what’s changed?
Reading Time: 4 minutes It seems a long time since the Scottish Government set out its tax and spend proposals for 2019-20 back on 12 December 2018. Tax rates
Just give us 12 months… comparing local government funding settlements over time
Reading Time: 3 minutes At this time of year, once provisional figures for the coming year’s Budget have been made available, SPICe is often asked to set out how