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 June 2017. 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 annual statistics up to 31st March 2017 on total new housing supply in Scotland across all sectors, along with information on various elements of local authority housing such as stock, lettings, house sales, evictions, housing lists, and housing for older people and people with disabilities.
This quarterly statistical publication provides information on recent trends in:
• New build housing starts and completions by sector (up to end March 2017, with more up-to-date social sector information available up to end June 2017)
• The Affordable Housing Supply Programme (up to end June 2017)
• Local authority house sales including Right to Buy (up to end March 2017)
The results of the third Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census, and Out of Scotland NHS Placements Census, carried out at midnight, 30th March 2017.
The 2018 Proposed Draft Order sets out the proposed amendments to the Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. It provides that individuals who have been convicted of schedule 8A offences (offences which must always be disclosed) should in certain specified circumstances have the right to apply to a Sheriff in order to seek removal of that conviction information before their disclosure is sent to a third party such as an employer.
Information leaflet on eligibility and registration for the Victim Notification Scheme for Victims of Offenders with a mental disorder
This action plan is the response to Scotland’s Nuisance Calls Commission which brought regulators, consumer groups, government officials and business representatives together to come up with practical solutions. It defined a nuisance call as: “Unwanted phone calls that attempt to promote a product, service, aim or ideal that can cause the recipient a range of harm, from annoyance to lasting detriment, including emotional or financial damage.”
Results of the survey of bank advances to Scottish agriculture, together with other relevant data regarding loans to agriculture.
This consultation seeks views on possible changes to standards required for fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes. We propose extending the current minimum safety standards in private rented housing to all other tenures. We believe that where possible housing standards should be consistent across tenures. We have decided to prioritise this consultation so that it can contribute to our wider response to the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower.
The Modern Outpatient is designed to avoid the need for routine planned care by predicting risk, enabling self-management, providing support and intervention only when necessary, whilst maximising the role of all clinicians across the health and social care system.
Bovine TB – Proposal to introduce changes to compensation arrangements in Scotland and update the Tuberculosis (Scotland) Order 2007 on other disease control measures
This strategy, once implemented, will enable us to publish regular information in
relation to our procurement exercises, ensuring greater transparency on how the
Scottish Government spends public money. By 2019, we will publish more
information in an open format in one central place. This will include the invitation to
tender documents and other relevant contract documentation.
Guidance for Local Authorities on their duties under sections 18 and 59 of the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009 on how to assess bodies of water for the purpose of ascertaining whether any such body gives rise to a risk of flooding (under section 18 of the Act), and to carry out a schedule of clearance and repair works to substantially reduce any such risk (under section 59 of the Act).
The Scottish Government's Programme for Government 2017-18 sets out the actions the Government will take in the forthcoming year.
Programme for Government 2017-18 Summary
The Scottish Government committed to undertake a feasibility study into the extension of Free Personal Care to people under 65 who need it, and examine the potential relationship with social security provision through this study.
This report provides the number of recipients and the amount of Council Tax forgone through Council Tax Reduction
Landlord Registration - Statutory Guidance for Local Authorities 2017 Business Impact Assessment
Equality Impact assement for Landlord Registration Guidance for Local Authorites
Appointment of Queen's Counsel 2017. Report by Heather Baillie, Independent Observer.