Revised Local Air Quality Management policy guidance for Scotland.
Analysis of consultation responses following the Scottish Governments consultation exercise looking loss on ignition testing and the application of the lower rate of Scottish Landfill tax to fine waste particles produced through waste treatment processes.
National level information on criminal justice social work activity in Scotland, including CJSW reports and social work orders.
EQIA on the Scottish Government's amendments to the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties)
(Scotland) Regulations 2012
Leaflet explaining the Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) approach.
Leaflet explaining the Child's Plan, part of the Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) framework.
Leaflet explaining what a Named Person is and their responsibilities.
Leaflet explaining wellbeing in context of the GIRFEC approach.
Guidance for Scottish Government Policy Officials - Explanatory Memoranda
Guidance for Scottish Government Policy Officials - Handling Infractions
Guidance for Scottish Government Policy Officials - Implementing EU Obligations
Guidance for Scottish Government Policy Officials - Influencing EU Policy
Revised circular 2/2003 on safeguarding includes a new Direction which reflects changes primarily pertaining to Meteorological Technical Sites.
Where consent was given, these are the responses received to the consultation paper addressing the prescription of the decapitalisation rate to be used when subjects are valued using the contractor’s basis.
Executive summary of the Guidance on Procurement of Care and Support Services 2016.
This best-practice guidance provides guidance on: local arrangements; key considerations; linking strategic commissioning and procurement; effective involvement of people who use care services and their carers with service providers; and specific guidance for use where a public body is procuring a care and support services.
Guidance for Partnerships to publish an annual performance report setting out an assessment of performance in planning and carrying out the integration functions for which they are responsible.
This report presents findings from an analysis of responses to the Scottish Government's consultation on proposals to strengthen the presumption against short periods of imprisonment.
The aim of this analysis is to present the full range of respondent views on the proposal to extend the current presumption against short sentences, and other issues relevant to sentencing policy and practice as highlighted in the consultation questions.
The independent Working Group on Consumer and Competition Policy for Scotland was established in June 2015 to consider optimal arrangements for the consumer protection and competition landscapes and to advise the Scottish Government on how best to deliver its vision for consumers. Its report with recommendations was submitted to and published by the Scottish Government in October 2015. This publication is the Scottish Government's initial response to that report.
This report presents summaries of historic and recent landings data and the results of
stock assessments for brown crab, velvet crab and lobster, based on data collected
between 2009 and 2012.