This consultation paper invites views on the proposals for how the referendum would be run. A draft Scottish Independence Referendum bill is set out as an appendix to the document.
Consultation on draft regulations regarding the transfer of the Scottish Tax Tribunals to the Scottish Tribunals.
An easyread summary of the consultation on a draft referendum bill
Sets out a number of actions for Technology Enabled Care over 2016 and 2017 as a precursor to the development of a Digital Health & Care Strategy.
The Blueprint sets the direction for the transformation of early learning and childcare (ELC) provision in Scotland. It sets out the key policy principles that will underpin the expansion and our aspirations for how the ELC sector will look and operate in 2020.
The Report provides an overview of how the Council operates, and the areas they have focused upon over the past year.
Analysis of the responses to the consultation on new mobile home regulations
This is a guide to the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015. Its purpose is to set out clearly what the Act does. It is not designed to be fully comprehensive, nor a substitute for the Act and should not be relied on for legal advice.
A small number of case studies to illustrate some of the facets of trafficking and exploitation in Scotland today.
A draft strategy for consultation on tackling human trafficking and exploitation
Questions for consultation on the draft human trafficking and exploitation strategy
An update of progress in implementing the increase in the entitlement to early learning and childcare to 600 hours per year through the 2014 Children & Young People Act.
Consultation seeking views on introducing new management measures in the queen scallop fishery in ICES divisions VIa (north coast of Northern Ireland and western Scotland) and VIIa (Irish Sea).
Statistical bulletin on crimes of homicide recorded by the police in Scotland in 2015-16.
This EQIA forms part of the review of the age cap for student maintenance loan eligibility.
The NHSScotland Confidential Alert Line was initially launched as a pilot on 2 April 2013. Public Concern at Work (PCaW) the charity that runs the service had their contract extended to continue to provide the service to 31 July 2017. As part of this contract, PCaW provide the Scottish Government with 6 monthly evaluation reports. This document covers the period from 1 August 2015 - 31 January 2016
The Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 requires Scottish Ministers to produce a plan for the use of renewable sources and to report regularly on progress. A Renewable Heat Action Plan was produced in November 2009 updated in 2010, and refreshed again in 2011. The Heat Policy Statement published June 2015, updates and replaces the Renewable Heat Action Plan and subsequent updates. This 2016 update report outlines progress made against Scotland's renewable heat target and actions to achieve it.
The creation of a specific offence of Domestic Abuse and the proposed associated reforms to criminal procedure
An independent and evidenced examination of the issues and evidence surrounding Underground Coal Gasification, drawing on published sources of information, expert input and community views to help the Scottish Government formulate future policies or actions.
Estimates of the Scottish cereal and oilseed harvest based on provisional areas and estimates of yield based on a panel of industry experts.