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 2016. 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 2016. 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.
A patient information leaflet providing information on the Minor Ailment Service, who is eligible, what is provided, how it can be accessed.
As set out in Section 11F of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended), SNH undertook the review of snaring on behalf of the Scottish Government.
A newsletter which gives an outline of Scottish Government priorities for tenants, residents and landlords throughout Scotland.
This quarterly statistical publication provides information on recent trends in:
• New build housing starts and completions by sector (up to end September 2016, with more up-to-date social sector information available up to end December 2016)
• The Affordable Housing Supply Programme (up to end December 2016)
• Local authority house sales including Right to Buy (up to end September 2016)
This report uses data from the Growing Up in Scotland longitudinal study to explore the quality of father-child relationships as perceived by children aged 10 years old, the factors predicting less positive father-child relationships, and how father-child relationships relate to other aspects of children’s wellbeing.
This consultation is on Scottish Government's proposal to increase certain fees for seed testing, seed certification and associated seed functions.
EQIA Results on regulations amending the Housing and Property Chamber Rules of Procedure 2016.
A consultation to gather views on the Colorectal Cancer QPIS with regard to:
o The appropriateness of the QPIs that have been developed.
o The target levels that have been set.
o Key points or areas that are not covered within the QPIs
o Feasibility of measuring the QPIs identified in a meaningful and comparative way
This paper discusses the data and evidence on young carers and young adult carers. It combines an analysis of data on young carers from Scotland’s Census 2011 with the findings of a review of the evidence on young carers focused on the period 2005-2015. The report is based on an SGSSS internship project undertaken by Nicola Benbow from the University of Stirling
These statistics provide the case load and amount of Council Tax Reduction awarded at a point in time with in the months of October to December 2016
The Scottish Government's response to reports by the Scottish Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group and the Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force.
This presents data on initial destinations of school leavers from local authority and grant aided schools in Scotland. Data is only presented on pupils leaving in the senior phase (S4-S6) and does not include pupils attending special schools.
the Scottish Government's response to the recommendations made in the Scottish Veterans Commissioner's Report - the Veterans Community - Employability, Skills and Learning
This report provides an assessment of emerging evidence on the socio-economic impacts of Scotland’s Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). The reports objectives are to develop a methodology for monitoring the socioeconomic impacts of MPA
management measures and to gather and analyse evidence on the ex post socioeconomic impacts of MPA management measures. This report presents evidence from key informant interviews, analysis of fishing activity data and three case studies.
This EQIA Equalities Impact Assessment report, provides a summary of the potential impact resulting from the mandatory changes of Directive 2014/52/EU for 8 Environmental Impact Assessment regimes.
A short bulletin which explores some of the key trends on the gender pay gap in recent years. It also updates some of the analysis in the "New Perspectives on the Gender Pay Gap" report, published by the Scottish Government in June 2017.
Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 (SSI 2015/252) Enhanced Enforcement Areas Schemes Regulations 2015, guidance for Local Authorities. This guidance document supplements SSI 2015/252. It sets out points for a local authority to consider when making an application to Scottish Ministers for these additional discretionary powers.
This guidance is for all those appointed by the Chief Executive to be a member of Management Advisory Boards