Reading Time: 6 minutes This is a joint guest blog with Professor Katy Hayward of Queen’s University Belfast. Professor Hayward is an adviser to the Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog looks at the negotiations between the EU and the UK on the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol, the response of the European Commission to the new Bill and the possible impact of the Bill on operation of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The media has recently reported extensively on the negotiations to establish a free trade agreement (FTA) between the UK and Australia. Much of this attention has been paid to the impact that the agreement may have on UK agricultural sectors.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog sets out the latest data on Scotland’s exports to the EU and forecasts for the possible impact of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement signed by the UK and EU.
Reading Time: 7 minutes New post-Brexit requirements have been causing delays in export supply chains that allow fresh seafood to reach markets in the EU. This blog provides background to the ongoing challenges being faced by the Scottish (and UK) fishing industries in getting seafood to EU markets.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog provides analysis of the Scottish Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the European Union (Future Relationship) Bill which will be debated in the Scottish Parliament on 30 December 2020.
Reading Time: 20 minutes This long read provides a summary of some of the key areas covered in the new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement which was agreed on 24 December 2020.
Reading Time: 5 minutes What is the UK Trade Bill, and what does it mean for the Scottish Parliament?
Reading Time: 4 minutes This third and final SPICe blog in the series on the internal market white paper examines the proposals from the perspective of intergovernmental relations in the UK.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This second of a series of SPICe blogs on the UK Government’s internal market white paper examines some of the proposals comparing them to the principles and structures which previously supported the functioning of the UK’s internal market as a result of EU membership.