Policy statement setting out principles of appraisal for Sustainable flood risk management
Proposals for sucessor arrangements, such as delivery mechanisms, target groups and life events, providing goods and services rather than cash grants, including suppprt such as budgeting and other advice and how appeals might operate
The Benchmarking process collects data from the Scottish Government, its Executive Agencies and NDPBs to allow the analysis of the relative efficiency and effectiveness of their corporate services.
Responses to the Zero Waste Regulations Consultation
This report presents the findings of an evaluation into the use of football banning order (FBO) legislation in Scotland.
The Family Nurse Partnershhip (FNP) is a preventative programme for first time teenage mothers and their babies. FNP is being tested in Scotland for the first time. This is the first interim evaluation report and focuses on the intake and early pregnancy phases of the programmes implementation.
Evaluation of the Integrated Employment and Skills Pilots
This Circular and Direction revokes the Town and Country Planning (Demolition which is not Development)(Scotland) Direction 2001.
A consultation on proposed secondary legislation to support implementation of the Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011
This report summarises the results of an investigation into the differing trends in child poverty across the UK between 1998-99 and 2008-09, focusing on the difference between Scotland and England. It explores the extent to which this difference can be attributed to government policy.
A National Statistics Publication for Scotland. Estimates of GDP at constant basic prices, also known as Gross Value Added (GVA), for Scotland for the first quarter of 2011
Orkney Island Cheddar Consultation Responses
Responses to Scotland's National Marine Plan Pre-Consultation Draft
This consultation seeks views on four issues on Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 Part 5 in relation to medical treatment.The issues are: widening the range of institutions which can offer training, whether dentists should be required to undertake training for this purpose;whether multiple section 47 medical treatment certificates should be required in some circumstances;and whether other medical practitioners not specified should be enabled to certify incapacity for medical treatment
The Draft Code of Practice on Non-Native and Invasive Non-Native Species provides practical guidance in respect of the release, keeping, sale and notification offences contained in the Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011. It also contains information on species control agreements and species control orders, and sets out a framework of responsibilities agreed by the key government agencies dealing with invasive non-native species.
The report assess the impact of landlord registration and the factors affecting its implementation, operation and management.
A summary of key findings on the operational impact of the policy and legislative framework for landlord registration and the effectiveness of the associated administrative systems.
Consultation onthe draft election regulations to the new Crofting Commission
Regulation of Independent Healthcare in Scotland: Consultation Report
Recommendations from the Joint Action Group set up following the Football Summit on March 8, 2011.