October 2014 will see the launch of a new SPA electronic Newsletter. Published four times a year, this new publication will enhance our communication with members. It will include updates on SPA Executive activities and events and will be a forum for highlighting issues of importance and interest to members. Each newsletter will also contain a themed section. In 2014/2015 watch out for reports on the SPA Annual Conference and SPA awards, reports on the SPA Policy Summits, discussion of issues arising from the result of the Scottish referendum and the 2015 general election results. First edition due October 2014.