Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) Briefings are impartial research briefings written by research specialists based at the Scottish Parliament. If you are researching a topic where there has been recent legislation or discussion in Parliament you might find that SPICe has prepared a research briefing. These are excellent clear documents covering both the legal issues surrounding the topic and background information from a Scottish viewpoint.
SPICe briefings from the current session of the Scottish Parliament have included:
Invasive Non-Native Species (June 2010)
Hill Farming (May 2010)
Flooding : Frequently Asked Questions (April 2010)
Barriers to Widening Access to Higher Education (February 2010)