This statutory guidance published under the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 provides guidance on: procurement strategies and annual procurement reports; sustainable procurement duty; community benefit requirements in procurement; selection of tenderers and award of contracts; and procurement for health or social care services.
This consultation gives stakeholders an opportunity to share their views on both the proposed guidance and the draft locality planning regulation.
Community planning is the means by which people and communities can be placed at the centre of public service delivery and policy making. It is a key driver for public service reform at local level. This guidance provides additional detail to enable those who wish to participate in community planning to be able to do so.
This report provides the findings of the core module of the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2015 on attitudes to government, the National Health Service, the economy and standard of living.
This report provides detailed information on the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2015, including on the sample, response rate, and the approach to weighting and analysis.
Consultation on draft regulations setting out detailed procedures for asset transfer requests
A guidance document to assist metal dealers, itinerant metal dealers, licensing authorities and other enforcement agencies.
First consultation on the implementation of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015 and associated secondary legislation. It focuses on implementation of named persons, advance statements, conflict of interest regulations and safeguards for certain informal patients regulations.
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 December 2015. The publication includes information on public sector employment in Scotland with distinctions made for employment in devolved bodies and reserved bodies (located in Scotland).
This publication presents statistics on the Scottish Government’s workforce for each quarter from 2012 up to the most recent quarter at the end of 2015. The statistics show: numbers of directly employed staff by category, numbers of non-directly employed workers by category, staff sickness absence, and staff diversity information.
Good Governance in the Scottish Government framework document
The Scottish Government's new cancer strategy published in March 2016. The strategy contains more than 50 actions to improve cancer services across Scotland.
This report outlines key achievements over the course of 2015 and looks forward to developments in 2016 and beyond.
Analysis of country of origin on butter and cheddar sold in Scottish and British Retailers
The Scottish Government requires to make savings on the Scottish Household Survey (SHS)2017. Savings of the level sought cannot be achieved without significant changes to the design of the SHS. The Scottish Government is consulting on a number of options to achieve the required level of savings for SHS 2017. Respondents' views will also be used to inform the design of SHS 2018-2021.
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.
Latest data on winter plantings, hay/silage production, livestock and machinery on farms in Scotland.
Main findings from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2014/15.
Presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2012-2014, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in each health board area in Scotland.
The report presents a snapshot of the key issues raised by those who took part in Fairer Scotland discussions.
A Blueprint for Fairness presents a system wide plan to achieve equal access within a generation. It proposes 34 recommendations aimed at supporting Scotland to achieve the goal of equal access for those from deprived backgrounds or with a care experience.