To amend the Homeless Persons (Unsuitable Accommodation) (Scotland) Order 2014 to reduce the time allowed, from 14 days to 7 days, for families with children or pregnant women living in unsuitable accommodation, unless there are exceptional circumstances.
A Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment for the secondary legislation associated with the implementation of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015
The results of an Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) on the secondary legislation associated with the implementation of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015
This report is based on the returns of an annual survey questionnaire sent to all active authorised fish farming businesses in Scotland.
An impact assessment published in connection with a consultation on new standards for fire and smoke alarms in Scottish housing across all tenures.
A consultation on the policy that will inform the development of regulations setting out what support should be provided for adult victims of slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour
An analysis of the responses to the Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement consultation, which closed on 10 March 2017
Analysis report of the responses to the Scottish Government consultation 'Electronic Monitoring in Scotland - a Consultation on Proposals for Legislation'.
This is a summary of the report 'Analysis of Responses to Electronic Monitoring in Scotland - a Consultation on Proposals for Legislation'.
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