Short summary of the final report of the Expert Commission on Energy Regulation, including an overview of the Commission's conclusions and key messages.
The Scottish Government is seeking views as to whether the LBTT Act should be amended to allow relief from LBTT for one of the land transactions in a “sub-sale” where there is significant development or redevelopment of the land or buildings in question.
This document sets out the Scottish Government's response to Making Sense: Education for Children and Young People with Dyslexia in Scotland.
Survey of landowners that rent-out land in Scotland
A review of tenure arrangements in Scotland and case studies of selected countries
Survey of all agricultural tenants in Scotland
This summary report sets out some of the key findings of research commissioned by Marine Scotland . The purpose of the research is to inform debate and policy development concerning the available options for the management of Scottish quota.
A report to the Scottish Parliament on the impacts, as they are understood to date, of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 on the people of Scotland; and the mitigation actions taken by the Scottish Government.
Consultation on technical changes to help practitioners use existing antisocial behaviour legislation and systems more effectively.
Background Paper to Supporting Healthy Choices
This framework sets out the action we believe is necessary to shape and better support healthier diets in Scotland.
This research estimates the value of food and drink procured by the public sector in Scotland in 2012-13.
Summary report containing a detailed analysis of the views and comments received from various stakeholders on the list of proposed haul-out sites.
Individual responses received from different stakeholders
The Scottish Government believes that the benefits of renewable energy should be shared across Scotland, and should be invested in our communities for long-term stability.
There are a range of challenges and barriers in providing community benefits from offshore renewables and these community benefit principles are intended to reflect and accommodate these factors as well as the sensitive and early-stage nature of the industry.
The Values & Principles Statement tells us what difference Self-directed Support will make in people’s lives to the way people are supported
Almost all of us will use a care service at some point in our lives. This consultation asks you to play your part in shaping the quality standards for services that the people of Scotland deserve.
HMCIPS's first annual report, and summary of inspections undertaken during report year 2013-14.
Equally Safe sets out Scotland's strategy to take action on all forms of violence against women and girls. While the overarching aim is to prevent and eradicate violence against women and girls, it identifies key priority areas. While the strategy sets out some early commitments, it explains how a phased approach will help ensure that the longer-term change is sustained.
This Booklet gives detailed information about the synthetic mid-urethral sling procedure.