Guidance for local authorities relating to the Housing Support Duty to Homeless Households that came into force in June 2013.
This report details the Scottish Government's sustainability performance for the financial year 2013-2014. It is presented in-line with the Scottish Government's Guidance on the preparation of Annual Sustainability Reports.
This publication provides statistics on the Council Tax Reduction scheme, which reduces the Council Tax liability of vulnerable people in Scotland.
This consultation sets out the proposed legislative arrangements for managing and preventing incidents of bovine TB in non-bovine animals, specifically camelids, deer, goats, sheep and pigs. The statutory measures proposed are similar to those that already apply to deer through the provisions of the GB wide Tuberculosis in Deer Orders
EQIA Result - to aid development of policy on Legal Aid and Assistance by Way of Representation
Describes how the annual Marine Scotland salmon and sea trout fishery statistics are collected and made available.
Salmon catch statistics for Scotland for the 2013 season
Sea trout catch statistics for Scotland for the 2013 season
An Equality Impact Assessment to accompany the Help to Adapt Pilot
Statistics on the Scottish fishing fleet and its catches in 2013
This report details the findings of a new survey of crews on Scottish fishing vessels. It provides new information across a range of indicators such as age, nationality, job tenure and skills.
This publication, an update to the fourth annual edition in the series, presents information on the educational outcomes of the young people who were looked after at any point during 2012/13 and who left school during that academic year.
Report of a full inspection carried out at HMP Greenock between 19-27 May 2014.
This document shows responses from 26 bodies in relation to the consultation. It covers a wide cross section of organisations.
Responses to the Scottish Government public consultation on the draft Regulations and Orders that will accompany the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 (Set 1 of 2)
Responses to the Scottish Government public consultation on the draft Regulations and Orders that will accompany the Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014 (Set 2 of 2)
Directions made By Scottish Ministers Under Section 5(1A) Of The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968
This paper assesses the potential implementation of the de minimis exemption in Scotland.
New entry into the Scottish fishing industry is commonly perceived as a self-evident necessity for the long-term prosperity of the sector and its absence a signal for government intervention. The remit of this paper is to explore whether prohibitive conditions exist that prevent new, young workers from entering into the Scottish fishing industry.
Following the responses to the Consultation on the draft Public Services Reform (Prison Visiting Committees) (Scotland) Order 2014, which ran from 4 October 2013 until 31 January 2014, the Scottish Government has made a number of changes to the proposed draft Order. As a result of these changes, it is considered appropriate to hold a further period of public consultation on the revised draft Order.