Reading Time: 6 minutes Woodlands are a key element of the Scottish Government’s climate change plans, but getting multiple benefits is more complicated than planting trees.
Reading Time: < 1 minute This blog is one of a series answering some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the UK’s exit from the EU, and what changes on 1 January 2021. This blog looks at fishing, farming and support for business.
Reading Time: 6 minutes When the UK leaves the transition period with the EU, a number of new processes and procedures will be required to ensure UK exports are able to make it to the EU market. This blog sets out one example of these new procedures – the requirement for Export Health Certificates.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog explores implications of the UK Internal Market Bill for the development of a circular economy in Scotland, with particular discussion of Scotland’s forthcoming
Reading Time: 7 minutes The Scottish Parliament will vote on a motion on whether or not to consent to the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill on 7 October 2020. This blog outlines some of the views of organisations in Scotland on the Bill and provides some examples of how the provisions of the Bill might affect different policy sectors.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The R100 programme, which commits to delivering 100% superfast broadband across Scotland, has not been without its challenges. Momentum has shifted recently with some positive milestones achieved and increased clarity around programme delivery. These recent developments are explored in this blog.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog explores the changes to the food system during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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: 5 minutes Summarising the Scottish Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum for the UK Agriculture Bill.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Dr James Harrison from the University of Edinburgh analyses the legal context for recent fishing disputes around Rockall.