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Tuesday 31/01/2017

Guidance on Succession Planning for Public Body Boards [Public Sector]

Guidance on Succession Planning for Public Body Boards

Talking Fracking - A Consultation on Unconventional Oil and Gas [Economy]

A consultation on unconventional oil and gas in Scotland.

Total Income from Farming Estimates for Scotland 2014 to 2016 [Agriculture]

Total Income from Farming is an estimate of the net income from farming in Scotland, taking into account outputs and support payments, less total costs.

Consultation Analysis Report Environmental Impact Assessment Transposition of Directive 2014/52/EU [Environment]

The Scottish Government consulted on proposals for transposing the amended Environmental Impact Assessment Directive 2014/52 EU into Scottish legislation. This report summaries the responses received.

Monday 30/01/2017

Understanding forced marriage in Scotland [Research]

This research was carried out to better understand forced marriage in Scotland, including professionals' understandings of forced marriage and potential legal responses, and barriers to working in this field.

Friday 27/01/2017

Ex-Post Evaluation of the Scotland Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 [Rural Development]

An independent ex-post evaluation of the Scotland Rural Development Programme 2007-2013

Strategic Environmental Assessment Environmental Report on the Draft Climate Change Plan and Draft Scottish Energy Strategy [Environment]

A joint Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Draft Climate Change Plan: The Draft Third Report on Policies and Proposals 2017-2032 and Draft Scottish Energy Strategy: The Future of Energy in Scotland. The Environmental Report sets out the findings of this assessment.

Budget Bill 2017-18 Supporting Document [Economy]

Document providing Level 2 and 3 budget details for the portfolio totals contained in the Budget Bill 2017-18

Wednesday 25/01/2017

Privacy Impact Assessment - Letting Agent Registration [Housing]

This privacy impact assessment considers any potential privacy impacts that result from the implementation of the registration of letting agents. It sets out the privacy risks and the action proposed to mitigate against these risks.

Tuesday 24/01/2017

Consultation on Heat & Energy Efficiency Strategies, and Regulation of District Heating [Environment]

Scottish Government consultation paper on local heat & energy efficiency strategies,and regulation of district heating. Views are invited on planning at local level of heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency programmes within Scotland's Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP), and supporting the development of district heating in Scotland.

Draft Scottish Energy Strategy: The Future of Energy in Scotland [Environment]

A consultation on a draft Scottish Energy Strategy, which sets out the Scottish Government’s vision for the future energy system in Scotland, to 2050. It articulates the priorities for an integrated system-wide approach that considers both the use and the supply of energy for heat, power and transport. The Scottish Government are seeking views on the vision set out in the draft Energy Strategy and how we will seek to achieve this.

National Infrastructure Priority for Energy Efficiency - Scotland's Energy Efficiency Programme [Building]

Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme will operate over 15 – 20 years and make our homes, shops, offices, schools and hospitals warmer and easier to heat. By reducing energy demand it will help to tackle fuel poverty, help businesses improve their energy productivity and competitiveness and release savings in the public sector for front line services. We are now formally consulting and seeking your views on these different options for programme and policy design.

Onshore Wind Policy Statement [Business and Industry]

This statement reaffirms the Scottish Government's existing onshore wind policy and seeks views on a number of issues relating to supporting the sector.

Marriage and Civil Partnership - Prescribing Humanist Society Scotland - Equality Impact Assessment Results [People and Society]

The Scottish Government is prescribing Humanist Society Scotland so all of its celebrants are automatically authorised to solemnise marriage and register civil partnership. This document records the results of the Scottish Government's Equality Impact Assessment of the policy.

Sexual Orientation in Scotland 2017 - A Summary of the Evidence Base [Statistics]

This report draws together statistics and research on sexual orientation from a range of sources and presents these in a single bulletin, providing user-friendly infographics and commentary. It examines the differences between heterosexual adults in Scotland and those who self-identify their sexual orientation as lesbian, gay, bisexual or other in major household surveys.

Monday 23/01/2017

Asset Transfer under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015: Guidance for Community Transfer Bodies [People and Society]

A step-by-step guide for community bodies setting out who can make an asset transfer request; how to get information about suitable properties; how to make a request and how the relevant authority will deal with it. It also covers review and appeal procedures.

Asset Transfer under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015: Guidance for Relevant Authorities [People and Society]

A step-by-step guide for relevant authorities on the requirements for dealing with asset transfer requests, including who can make a request; registers of land and provision of information; procedures for processing requests and matters to be considered in making a decision. It also covers review and appeal procedures.

Friday 20/01/2017

Consultation on Supporting Children and Young People with Healthcare Needs in Schools Consultation Response document [Education and Training]

This is the consultation response document for the consultation on draft guidance on the provision of healthcare in schools

The Best Start: A Five-Year Forward Plan for Maternity and Neonatal Care in Scotland [Health and Community Care]

The Review of Maternity and Neonatal Services in Scotland was announced on 25 February 2015. Its aim was to ensure that every mother and baby continues to get the best possible care from Scotland’s health service, giving all children the best start in life. The Review examined choice, quality and safety of maternity and neonatal services, in consultation with the workforce, NHS Boards and service users.

The Best Start: A Five-Year Forward Plan for Maternity and Neonatal Care in Scotland - Executive Summary Report [Health and Community Care]

The Review of Maternity and Neonatal Services in Scotland was announced on 25 February 2015. Its aim was to ensure that every mother and baby continues to get the best possible care from Scotland’s health service, giving all children the best start in life. The Review examined choice, quality and safety of maternity and neonatal services, in consultation with the workforce, NHS Boards and service users.

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