Annual update of the 'Long-term Monitoring of Health Inequalities' headline indicators.
Presents information on respite care services provided or purchased by Local Authorities in Scotland. Respite Care is a service intended to benefit a carer and the person he or she cares for by providing a short break from caring tasks.
Marine Scotland commissioned a research project aimed at gathering literature and data into the effectiveness of non-lethal measures of deterring marine mammals from a range of activities (e.g. fish farms, renewable developments etc.). This review attempts to synthesise the costs and benefits of the acoustic deterrent approach, drawing on a wide range of examples and types of deterrent device, but the primary focus is on the use of Acoustic Deterrent Devices (ADDs) in aquaculture.
An Equality Impacy Assessment undertaken to help determine the impact of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site Management Plan 2014-19 on equalities groups.
This Open Market Review is intended to capture an updated view of suppliers’ commercial coverage ahead of the potential deployment of additional public funds to support broadband rollout across Scotland.
We are consulting you to find out what you think about the Scottish Government proposals to exempt certain Scottish Government schemes from the ’20 Year Security Rule’ provisions.
The Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA)related to the consultation to find out thoughts about the Scottish Government proposals to exempt certain Scottish Government schemes from the ’20 Year Security Rule’ provisions.
Responses to the Scottish Government's consultation on technical changes to help practitioners use existing antisocial behaviour legislation and systems more effectively.
Scottish Government guidance for determining the capacity of Primary Schools in Scotland.
After widespread engagement, in April 2014 the Scottish Government published a further consultation containing the early detail of the proposed future model for delivering community justice and provided the opportunity for those with an interest in community justice to submit written responses. A series of consultation workshops was scheduled and this report captures the feedback from the workshops along with the emerging themes that were highlighted during these discussions
The Scottish Government launched the consultation paper “Future Model for Community Justice in Scotland” in April 2014. The paper asked for views on the details of the new model for community justice in Scotland which was announced by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice in December 2013.
Consultation responses on increasing the powers of SSPCA Inspectors to investigate wildlife crime.
The impact of introducing the Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014 was assessed against each of the protected charateristics (age, disability, sex (including pregnancy and maternity), gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race and religion and belief.
This guidance is intended to provide information for Lead Professionals (generally social workers) who have a statutory responsibility to present information to Children’s Panel Members in
respect of young people involved in offending behaviour of a serious nature or behaviours which places themselves and/or others at risk of serious harm.
A report which details wildlife offences in Scotland in 2013, including information on incidences and prosecutions during the year, and on research, advice and other work relevant to wildlife crime.
Statement from 4 administrations of activities in 2013-2014 on Human Trafficking.
This fact card aims to provide an easily accessible reference document which offers information on a wide range of environmental topics. It accompanies the online publication, Key Scottish Environment Statistics 2014.
Report to inform large scale indicative strategic assessments on the impact of offshore wind energy developments on birds.
Trawling and tank based trials were conducted to assess whether electrofishing (which is currently prohibited under EU regulations) for razor clams Ensis siliqua and E. arquatus affects survival and behaviour patterns in Ensis spp. and non-target species.
Agreement between the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service and The Scottish Donation and Transplant Group - in regard to organ and tissue donation.