Reading Time: 4 minutes The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill (“the Bill”) is passing through the UK Parliament. It is currently moving between the House of Commons
Tag: Parliament and Government
The First Minister’s Statement on “Our Priorities for Scotland”
Reading Time: 10 minutes This blog provides a short summary of the First Minister’s Statement on “Our Priorities for Scotland”.
A shopping list for Scottish Parliament citizens’ assemblies? – the Citizen Participation and Petitions Committee’s Public Participation Inquiry
Reading Time: 11 minutes This blog gives an update on the Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee’s inquiry into Public Participation, including an overview of lessons learned from the use of deliberative democracy models used in Dublin, Paris and Brussels.
The new Scottish Government
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog provides a recap of the week’s events so far and looks at the changes in the Scottish Government.
From single-use plastics to the deposit return scheme: How are Common Frameworks and UK Internal Market Act exclusion processes operating?
Reading Time: 10 minutes Common frameworks are intergovernmental agreements that set out how the governments of the UK nations will work together to manage regulatory divergence in policy areas
Explainer: Timings for selection and appointment of a new First Minister
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at the timings around the nomination, selection and appointment of a new First Minister, and what happens after the Parliament has selected its nominee.
Explainer: How will the Scottish Parliament nominate and select a new First Minister?
Reading Time: 3 minutes This short blog explains the parliamentary process for nominating and selecting a new First Minister when a First Minister resigns.
Explainer: Scotland Act 1998 Section 35
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog gives a brief overview of Section 35 of the Scotland Act.
Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill Legislative Consent Memorandum
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at the Scottish Government’s legislative consent memorandum on the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill.
Turning the lens inwards – the Citizen Participation and Petitions Committee’s Public Participation Inquiry
Reading Time: 5 minutes The first of three blogs exploring the Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee’s inquiry into public participation, with an overview of the evidence heard so far.