Following Professor Andrew Coyle’s Review of Proposals to Improve Arrangements for Independent Monitoring of Prisons, it is proposed that Prison Visiting Committees are abolished and a new system of independent monitoring is introduced. The new system will bring independent monitoring under the auspices of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons.
A record of an Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) carried out on policy proposals to amend the statutory powers of local authorities to address housing disrepair.
An Action Plan setting out recommendations to tackle the transmission of VTEC/E. coli O157 infection.
The report follows consultation on proposals for revised lifespans of certain exemptions in the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
The report assesses consultation responses and sets out the Scottish Government's response to the consultation.
Analysis of responses to the Primary Authority Arrangements relating to the Devolved Regulatory Responsibilities of Local Authorities in Scotland consultation, and Scottish Government Policy Statement.
All non-confidential responses to the recent consultation on a Draft Scottish Marine Litter Strategy
Report of the analysis of the written responses to the Scottish Government consultation on the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013 draft regulations and Statutory Guidance.
Summary of the the analysis of the written responses to the Scottish Government consultation on the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013 draft regulations and Statutory Guidance.
Annual accounts of the Scottish Consolidated Fund accounst 2012-13
This report provides an analysis of responses to the Scottish Government’s ‘Consultation on the legislative framework governing allotments’. It looks in detail at the responses to the consultation and provides an analysis of the views of particular groups, highlighting trends and issues where appropriate.
This report provides an overview of the consultation responses to the Scottish Government’s ‘Consultation on the legislative framework governing allotments’ and outlines our proposals for change.
This consultation report follows a full analysis of the responses to the allotments legislation consultation.
The Scottish Government's response to the National Review of Town Centres
This is the Scottish Governments response to key points raised in the joint consultation on a Historic Environment Strategy for Scotland and the Merger of Historic Scotland and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS)
This toolkit is designed as Scottish practice guidance to be read in conjunction with the Scottish Government National Child Protection Guidance in Scotland and other relevant national and international papers. The National Child Protection Guidance remains the primary guidance document for child protection and vulnerability investigations. The identification, or not, of child trafficking victims should not preclude or override any child protection investigations.
Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) Results: Housing Bill: Social Housing
This consultation seeks views on a range of proposals intended to give people in communities, and those supporting them in the public sector, a range of new ways to help deliver a better Scotland. It takes forward proposals that were supported in our previous, exploratory consultation in 2012, and others which have emerged from further discussion with stakeholders.
This is the first Annual Report of the TB Action Plan for Scotland.
This report provides an analysis of the responses submitted on the Consultation Draft Scottish Planning Policy published on 30 April 2013
An independent analysis of the responsed made to consultation on National Planning Framework 3: Main Issues Report
This publication presents information collected by the police on 38 different performance indicators together with statistical commentary.