This report presents the latest summary statistics on planning decision-making and timescales for July to September 2014 (Quarter 2), as well as historic data going back to quarter one of 2012/13. It is based on data collected by the Scottish Government from Local and Planning Authorities as part of the Planning Performance Framework (introduced in 2012).
The statistics in this release are based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies carried out by the Scottish Government and the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is a snapshot of employment as at September 2014. The publication includes information on public sector employment in Scotland with distinctions made for employment in devolved bodies and reserved bodies (located in Scotland).
Responses received in response to the Scottish Government's Call for Evidence
Developing the Young Workforce - Scotland's Youth Employment Strategy sets out how the Scottish Government will implement the recommendations from the Commission for Developing Scotland's Young Workforce.
To identify any potential adverse impact when introducing a Scottish Landfill Tax system and also offers the opportunity to consider how this work can better promote equality of opportunity and good relations.
The Scotland Act 2012 ends the application of the UK Landfill Tax in Scotland in April 2015 and the Landfill Tax (Scotland) Act 2014's intention is to establish a tax to replace the UK system. This BRIA is an addition to the original bill BRIA and looks the potential impacts of creating a Scottish Landfill Tax system, in particular the secondary statutory instruments relating to the 2014 Act.
Statistical bulletin providing the latest statistics on fires, special service incidents, casualties and false alarms attended by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.
Report of a follow-up inspection of HMP Shotts carried out between 29 September and 3 October 2014.
This bulletin forms part of the Scottish Government series of statistical bulletins on the criminal justice system.
Please note that a correction has been made to statistics on people proceeded against under the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012. Full details can be seen in the published erratum notice which is available for download from the links on the right.
The Redeployment PIN policy sets a minimum standard and provides a model, which can be adapted at local level, to ensure a fair and consistent approach to the process of exploring suitable alternative employment i.e. redeployment.
This document provides answers to some of the frequently asked questions on the future model for community justice in Scotland. It should be read in conjunction with the Scottish Government’s response to the consultation on the Future Model for Community Justice in Scotland.
This document provides a summary of the Scottish Government’s response to the key points made by respondents to the consultation, and describes Ministers’ thinking with regard to the Bill that will be introduced to the Scottish Parliament at a later date. It addresses points made in the written responses, public consultation events and at other meetings including three events held with community planning partners across Scotland.
This report is the one of a suite of evidence documents that will support Stage 2 of the development of a pilot Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Marine Spatial Plan. . This report estimates the value of marine species caught in the Pentland Firth and Orkney Water (PFOW) region and specifically in the Pentland Firth and Orkney Water Strategic Area (PFOW-SA to onshore processing in both Orkney and the North Highlands.
Child Impact Assessment for the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill.
Results of the Equality Impact Assessment for the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Bill.
The objective of this study is to assist ongoing work at Marine Scotland. The specific objective is to estimate the contribution of the fish and shellfish processing industry and the fish merchants in providing returns on landings from the waters of the Pentland Firth and Orkney area, first to the local economy, and secondly, to the Scottish economy.
The NHSScotland Chief Executive's Annual Report 2013/14 presents an assessment of the performance of NHSScotland in 2013/14 and describes key achievements and outcomes.
This is guidance for teachers on the conduct of teaching relationships, sexual health and parenthood education within the Health and Wellbeing organiser of Curriculum for Excellence.
A seperate review of the business rates appeals system was one of the Scottish Government's key actions identified in its response to the Business Rates Consultation, Supporting Business - Promoting Growth. This Paper initiates that process, continuing the wider review of the Scottish business rates system ahead of the 2017
Framework Document - Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)