The public sector equality duty requires the Scottish Government
to pay “due regard” to the need to meet its obligations under the
Equality Act 2010. The Scottish Government therefore undertook
an Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) as part of the process to revise the policy for funding
Third Sector Organisations to support the improvement of the
relevant National Outcomes for children and families. This document sets out the results from the EQIA that was carried out
This publication contains the Scottish Government's response to the consultation, 'Proposals for the creation of an Offence of Wilful Neglect or Ill-treatment with regard to services for Children under the age of 18- Further Engagement', as well as an analysis of the response to each question.
Consultation responses to the proposed introduction of a building standards and associated guidance within the building standards Technical Handbooks to implement Article 8 of European Directive 2014/61/EU
Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland's thematic report on COPFS complaints handling and feedback.
Number of recipients and weekly income foregone by local authorities for the Council Tax Reduction scheme in Scotland for July to September 2015.
The SSCQ gathers survey responses from identical questions in the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey, the Scottish Health Survey and the Scottish Household Survey into one output. SSCQ provides reliable and detailed information on the composition, characteristics and attitudes of Scottish households and adults across a number of topic areas including equality characteristics, housing, employment and perceptions of health and crime, and enables detailed sub-national analysis.
Responses to the Consultation on Complaints Concerning Functions Relating to the Named Person and Child's Plan
This quarterly statistical publication provides information on recent trends in new build housing starts and completions, the Affordable Housing Supply Programme, Local Authority house sales including Right to Buy, and Long term empty properties and Second Homes.
The Equality Impact Assessment sets out the findings from the assessment of the impact of new legislation on equality groups.
The Main Report of the National Review of Primary Care Out of Hours Services setting out the approach, detailed findings and rationale for the recommendations proposed together with a range of supporting documentation provided in annexes.
This report sets-out the environmental performance of the Scottish Government's estate for the year 2014-2015.
A Summary Report of the independent Review of Primary Care Out of Hours Services Chaired by Prof Sir Lewis Ritchie. The Main Report, which accompanies this summary version, provides a more comprehensive overview of the Review, its methodology, findings and rationale for the recommendations proposed.
The audited annual financial statements of the Scottish Consolidated Fund for the financial year 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015
The new Scottish Government's strategy for Looked After Children and Young People which sets out what we are doing and what we expect other corporate parents to do.
An evaluation of the Dundee Sources of Support programme which involves Links Workers who support patients who access primary care for non-medical issues.
This report details the results of studies which have been done under Fishing Industry Science Alliance (FISA) project 03/12 which quantify the rate of spatial turnover in a scallop population at a small spatial scale in Orkney, and understanding the extent to which scallops move and re-colonise areas.
This report presents findings from the 2014 Scottish Social Attitudes survey on the attitudes of the Scottish public to the following forms of violence against women: sexual violence, domestic abuse (physical, verbal, mental and emotional), sexual harassment and commercial sexual exploitation.
Guidance on the planning procedures around hazardous substances consent, relevant applications for planning permission and planning policies.
Circular consolidating and updating guidance on certain permitted development rights in the GPDO
NHS Boards undertook a one-off baseline self-assessment of current practices in all specialist dementia care settings to meet the needs of Commitment 11 and address the issues raised in the Mental Welfare Commission report 'Dignity and Respect: dementia continuing care visits'. This report summarises those self-assessment returns to identify common areas of practice.