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Annual Listing of Publications

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Thursday 28/01/1999

Use of Controlled Drugs in Scotland: Findings from the 1993 Scottish Crime Survey - Research Findings [Research]

The reports represents the first national estimates of the prevalence of drug use across Scotland as a whole.

Wednesday 27/01/1999

A Guide to Managing the Recreational Use of Water in Scotland - Research Findings [Research]

This concise guide sets out the powers currently available to local authorities and other proprietors to control water based activities.

Contact and Complaint Handling by the Planning Service in Scotland - Research Findings [Research]

The study draws general conclusions and make recommendations on best practice and offers a definition of complaint and the interaction between complaints and service levels.

Examining the Test: An Evaluation of the Police Standard Entrance Test - Research Findings [Research]

The research comprised 2 phases: an analysis of extant recruitment and selection statistics for the years 1992-94 from the 8 police forces; & a more detailed exploration of practices within 2 forces.

Funding Issues in Personal Injury Litigation - Research Findings [Research]

To explore the link between the funding of personal injury cases and their progress in the legal system.

Hospital Discharge for Frail Older People: A Literature Review with Practice Case Studies - Research Findings [Research]

This study identified and examined recent literature relating to the discharge of frail older people.

In the Shadow of the Small Claims Court: The Impact of Small Claims Procedure on Personal Injury Litigants and Litigation - Research Findings [Research]

To look at the impact of legislation focusing on the inclusion of personal injury in small claims procedure.

Local Authority Sites for Travellers - Research Findings [Research]

The survey described in this report was commissioned to provide an up-to-date picture of sites across Scotland from the public providers' local authorities' perspective.

New Ideas in Rural Development No 3: Involving Rural Communities: The CADISPA Approach - Research Findings [Research]

This report is aimed at those who want to involve rural communities in their plans for development.

New Ideas in Rural Development No 5: Setting up a Wildlife Tourism Initiative - Research Findings [Research]

This guide aims to provide information to rural communities and individuals in rural Scotland who have an interest in developing wildlife tourism initiatives.

New Ideas in Rural Development No 6: Becoming an Entrepreneur in Rural Scotland - Research Findings [Research]

A summary of guidance produced by the SNRP in their series 'New Ideas in Rural Development'. This is the 6th in the series & provides advice on Becoming an Entrepreneur in rural Scotland.

New Ideas in Rural Development No.2: Action on Scottish Rural Transport: Helping Local Communities Tackle their Transport Problems - Research Findings [Research]

A summary of a guide in the SNRP 'New Ideas in Rural Development' series describing the experience of one community group in using the Scottish Rural Transport Action Guide.

New Tenants of Scottish Local Authorities - Research Findings [Research]

The survey in this report was designed to complete the picture of new tenants for all the major public housing landlords and allow comparisons to be drawn between them.

Promoting the Development of Effective Information and Advice Services for Rural Areas - A Framework for Action - Research Findings [Research]

A summary of the guidance produced by the SNRP in their 'New Ideas in Rural Development' series on providing information and advice services in rural areas.

Public Access to Planning Information - Research Findings [Research]

This work was commissioned to inform understanding of the current arrangements in place for enabling public access to planning information.

Quality Assessment in Development Control - Research Findings [Research]

The objective was to develop meaningful and constructive methods for auditing the quality of local authority decision-making in relation to planning applications.

Review of Land Cover of Scotland 1988 - Research Findings [Research]

The Land Cover of Scotland 1988 exercise (LCS88) was the first detailed census of the Land Cover of Rural Scotland. This report examines that report and its findings.

Specialism in Private Legal Practice: The Provision and Use of Specialist Resources by Solicitors in Scotland - Research Findings [Research]

To examine the provision and use of specialist resources by principals in private legal practice in Scotland.

The Deterrent Effect of Enforcement in Road Safety - Research Findings [Research]

This report was commissioned to investigate the deterrent effect of enforcement in road safety. More specifically the research examined drivers' awareness of penalties.

The Provision of Housing and Community Care in Rural Scotland - Research Findings [Research]

This study was commissioned to examine the particular problems associated with delivery of housing of community care in rural areas to identify and describe how these problems can be addressed.

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