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Preparing Scotland: Scottish Guidance on Resilience

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1. Charles Edwards; Resilient Nation; Demos; 2009
2. For example, as of early 2012, the Business Continuity Guidance and the STAC Guidance are being reviewed. Additionally, as part of the continuous evaluation of the Resilience Framework Cycle (launched in January 2012 on an interim 'pilot' basis) the Scottish Government is reviewing risk assessment guidance.
3. In performing their duties under the Act, Category 1 responders must have regard to the activities of voluntary organisations of a certain type (Regulation 17)
4. This duty refers to Local Authority Category 1 responders only
5. This is the recommended terminology. Other terms exist, notably 'response' is sometimes referred to as 'crisis management' and both 'response' and 'recovery' are sometimes referred to as 'consequence management'. This is not necessarily problematic providing responders are clear in their understanding of what is being referred to.
6. The term "hazards" refers to non-malicious risks (natural disasters and accidents). The term "threats" refers to malicious attacks.
7. The Scottish Government's Resilience Division is developing a co-ordinated lessons process to establish an auditable record of lessons identified (be that via incident, exercise or research), promulgate those lessons across the Resilience community and support the learning and application of those lessons.
8. In military structures, the terms tactical and operational are reversed in the tier
9. This is occasionally abbreviated to 3C
10. Association of Chief Police Officers Scotland
11. Although designed primarily for the "blue-light" services, further guidance on tactical structures can be found at http://www.npia.police.uk/en/13291.htm
12. For further information on this: Home Office Counter Terrorism Contingency Planning Guidance. (NB This document is protectively marked at CONFIDENTIAL)
13. See http://www.scotland.gov.uk/
14. See the Concordat between UK and Scottish Governments: http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/sites/default/files/resources/civil-contingencies-act-scots-concordat.pdf
15. http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2004/pdf/ukpga_20040036_en.pdf
16. http://www.opsi.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/ssi2005/ssi_20050494_en.pdf
17. http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/media/132443/0602scots_concordat.pdf
18. Transnational: meaning other UK and/or international nations.
19. References to "Sections" relate to the Civil Contingencies Act 2004
20. References to "Regulations" relate to the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (Contingency Planning) (Scotland) Regulations
21. 'Threats' relate to malicious risks; 'hazards' relate to natural or non-malicious risks.
22. Transnational: meaning other UK and/or international nations.
23. The Scottish Government is developing a coordinated lessons process to establish a record of lessons identified, promulgate those lessons across the Resilience community and oversee and support the learning and application of those lessons.