This guidance is focussed on issues of confidentiality, information sharing and protection and is for people working with children and adults where there is a concern about self-harm. The guidance is intended to help people working in this context to be able to work effectively with people who self-harm. it is hoped this will complement relevant guidance already published
Responses to the Developing an Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing
The consultation paper set out the Scottish Government's vision for warm, high quality, affordable, low carbon homes and a housing sector that helps to establish a successful low carbon economy across Scotland. We want everyone in Scotland to live in high quality, sustainable homes that they can afford and that meet their needs. We want to hear your views, so that we can work together to achieve this.
Responses to the Scottish Government consultation on passported benefits exploring whether we can make them easier to locate in times of need, simpler to understand and more coherent as a whole.
This report outlines the findings of three deliberative workshops with members of the public in Scotland. It explores people’s understanding, perceptions and expectations of the Summary Criminal Justice System in Scotland; presents wider messages around how people view justice per se; and discusses what could be done to improve or maximise public confidence in the system.
This research findings paper outlines the findings of three deliberative workshops with members of the public in Scotland. It explores people’s understanding, perceptions and expectations of the Summary Criminal Justice System in Scotland; presents wider messages around how people view justice per se; and discusses what could be done to improve or maximise public confidence in the system.
This paper presents a GIS based aquaculture decision
support tool (ADST) to assist with planning the sustainable development of the aquaculture
industry in Scotland.
This review provides an overview of the existing evidence of legacy following major sporting events.
This consultation seeks stakeholder views on:
* adjustments to SEPA’s future funding, including the integration of the current charging schemes into one framework and charging that is less directly related to activity and developing a charging scheme that is based on risk and operator performance;
* building on the polluter pays principle by bringing in a charge that relates to the impact on the environment from the use of environmental resources;
* a new statutory purpose for SEPA.
The project has produced a model which estimates the consequences of displacement and barrier effects on the time/energy budget of breeding seabirds.
Consultation on the devolution of Landfill Tax to the Scottish Parliament
an authoritative review of what is known about the behaviour of marine mammals (seals and cetaceans) around operational offshore wind farms and, particularly, any degree of displacement that persists, after completion of the construction phase. To provide an initial assessment of the significance of any displacement risk, and proposals for practical research activity, if necessary.
The Scottish Government's response to HM Fire Service Inspectorate's report on the Galston Mine Incident 2008
Impacts of Open Pen Freshwater Aquaculture Production on Wild Fisheries. The study described in this report was commissioned by Marine Scotland, against a backdrop of concerns about the possible impacts of freshwater aquaculture on the health of wild salmonid populations in Scotland
These figures relate to support provided or authorised by the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to higher education students in academic years 2002-03 to 2011-12
The report provides findings from the the first three years of a qualitative longitudinal study on the third sector in Scotland
The report summarises the findings from the first three years of a qualitative longitudinal study on the third sector in Scotland.
The updated Scotland’s International Framework reflects our growing ambition that all of this Government’s overseas engagement will enable Scotland to flourish on the international stage, thus increasing economic growth for Scotland.
This report presents the analysis of responses to the 'Your Scotland, Your Referendum' consultation on proposals for a referendum on Scottish independence. The consultation closed on 11 May 2012.
Revisions to the budgets approved by Parliament in the Budget (Scoltland) Act 2012