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Thursday 28/02/2013

A Healthier Scotland: Consultation on Creating a New Food Body [Health and Community Care]

Scottish Ministers have agreed to create a new food safety body for Scotland. This consultation on the role of the new body is an opportunity for consumers and industry to tell the Scottish Government what they think about what the new food body should do, and how food safety and standards should be addressed in Scotland in the future.

Economic and Competition Regulation in an Independent Scotland [Economy]

An independent Scotland offers new opportunities to streamline and reinvigorate the Scottish regulatory landscape. This paper outlines options for a combined economic and competition regulator designed to take account of Scotland's size and circumstances.

Wednesday 27/02/2013

Developing an Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing: Analysis of Consultation Responses [Research]

The report summarises the responses to the consultation on the proposed shape and content of an Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH) in Scotland

Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing: Analysis of Consultation Responses - Research Findings [Research]

The document summarises the key findings from the analysis of responses to the consultation on the proposed shape and content of an Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH) in Scotland

Making Justice Work - Courts Reform (Scotland) Bill - A consultation paper [Law, Order and Public Safety]

This consultation invites views on proposals to restructure the way civil cases and summary criminal cases are dealt with by the courts in Scotland.

Scotland's Sustainable Housing Strategy: Analysis of Responses to 'Homes that Don't Cost the Earth' Consultation [Research]

The report summarises the responses to the consultation on Scotland's Sustainable Housing Strategy which sought views on measures to promote the energy efficiency of housing

Strategy for Sustainable Housing: Analysis of Responses to 'Homes That Don't Cost the Earth' Consultation - Research Findings [Research]

The document summarises the key findings from the analysis of responses to the consultaion on Scotland's Sustainable Housing Strategy. The consultation sought views on measures to promote the energy efficiency of housing.

Tuesday 26/02/2013

Digital Scotland 2020: Achieving World-Class digital infrastructure: a final report to the Scottish Government [Economy]

This independent report provides an assessment of: what world-class looks like elsewhere, the characteristics of those countries and regions that have or are delivering world-class digital infrastructure; and what lessons could be learned and applied to Scotland in order for it to be world-class.

CONSULTATION ANALYSIS - REVIEW OF NOMENCLATURE OF UNITS FOR TERRITORIAL STATISTICS (NUTS) BOUNDARIES [Statistics]

Eurostat are carrying out a review of NUTS boundaries and the Scottish Government carried out a consultation to inform our response to the Eurostat review. This report contains an analysis of the responses to this consultation.

Scottish Local Government Financial Statistics 2011-12 [Statistics]

Scottish Local Government Financial Statistics is an annual publication that provides a comprehensive overview of Scottish Local Authority financial activity. The publication covers Local Authority income, revenue and capital expenditure, outstanding debt, local taxation and Local Authority pensions.

Monday 25/02/2013

Responses to the recent consultation on “Recommendations for No-Fault Compensation in Scotland for Injuries Resulting from Clinical Treatment” [Health and Community Care]

The documents being published are responses to a recent consultation on “Recommendations for No-Fault Compensation in Scotland for Injuries Resulting from Clinical Treatment”

Wednesday 20/02/2013

CONSULTATION RESPONSES - REVIEW OF NOMENCLATURE OF UNITS FOR TERRITORIAL STATISTICS (NUTS) BOUNDARIES [Statistics]

Responses to the consultation on NUTS boundaries

Equality Impact Assessment for the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 suite of Workforce Regulations [Law, Order and Public Safety]

The Equality Act 2010 introduced a new public sector equality duty. It sets out a ‘general duty’ which requires public authorities (including police forces) to pay “due regard” to the need to eliminate discrimination, advance equality, and foster good relations across a range of ‘protected characteristics’.

RESPONSES TO THE CONSULTATION ON THE POLICE APPEALS TRIBUNALS (SCOTLAND) RULES 2013 AND POLICE FEDERATION (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2013 [Law, Order and Public Safety]

The responses collated from the second round of consultation for the Police Workforce Regulations, 25 January 2013 - 8 February 2013.

Report on HMYOI Polmont - Full Inspection 22-30 October 2012 [Law, Order and Public Safety]

A report of the full inspection carried out at HM Young Offenders Institution Polmont between 22-30 October 2012.

Tuesday 19/02/2013

Growing Up in Scotland - Birth Cohort 2. Infant Feeding: Breastfeeding and weaning amongst mothers in Scotland [Research]

This document presents key findings on infant feeding from the second birth cohort (BC2) of the Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) study, surveyed for the first time during 2011 when children were aged 10 months. It considers findings on breastfeeding initiation, duration and support, and on the introduction of solids, exploring variations in these experiences according to key demographic and socio-economic characteristics such as maternal age and household income.

Growing Up in Scotland - Birth Cohort 2. Key Early Years Indicators on Pregnancy and Birth [Research]

This document presents key findings on pregnancy and birth from the second birth cohort (BC2) of the Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) study, surveyed for the first time during 2010/11 when children were aged 10 months. It considers specific indicators related to pregnancy and birth which are relevant to the Early Years Framework and the Early Years Collaborative. These include: mother’s supplement intake during pregnancy; alcohol, smoking and drug use during pregnancy; and birth weight.

Growing Up in Scotland - Birth Cohort 2. Parenting a 10-month old child: attitudes, feelings, domestic organisation and activities [Research]

This document presents key findings on parenting from the second birth cohort of the Growing Up in Scotland study, surveyed for the first time during 2010/11 when children were aged 10 months. It considers how mothers’ attitudes to parenting, feelings and domestic organisation may be shaped by family disadvantage and parenting support; and how all these factors may in turn affect parenting activities and the parent-child relationship.

Growing Up in Scotland - Birth Cohort 2. Patterns of Childcare Use amongst Families with 10 month old Children [Research]

This research findings document highlights the key findings from the Growing Up in Scotland: Birth Cohort 2 report in relation to patterns of childcare use amongst families with 10 month old children. It considers provider types, patterns of use, issues of cost and perceptions of accessibility and availability.

Growing Up in Scotland: Birth Cohort 2. Results from the First Year [Research]

This Growing up in Scotland report provides a detailed insight into the first set of data collected from the study’s second birth cohort – representative of all children born in Scotland between 1st March 2010 and 28th February 2011 – around the time they were all aged 10 months old.

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