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Friday 10/11/2017

Evaluating Participatory Budgeting Activity in Scotland – Interim Report Year 2 [Research]

Research Summary of interim findings of an evaluation study of Participatory Budgeting activity in Scotland (supported by the Scottish Government), with a particular focus on local authorities, by researchers based at Glasgow Caledonian University between October 2015 and June 2017. The research has been extended for a third year to October 2018.

Thursday 09/11/2017

Guidance on Engaging Communities in Decisions Relating to Land - Consultation Analysis [People and Society]

Under Part 4 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 20161 Scottish Ministers have a duty to issue “guidance about engaging communities in decisions relating to land which may affect communities. Scottish Ministers published a public consultation on the draft Guidance on 24 March 2017 with views invited by 16 June 2017. This is the consultation analysis.

Review of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 [People and Society]

This consultation seeks views on proposals to reform the Gender Recognition Act 2004.

Scoping Research on the Sourcing of Pet Dogs From Illegal Importation and Puppy Farms 2016-2017 [Research]

Scoping Research on the Sourcing of Pet Dogs From Illegal Importation and Puppy Farms 2016-2017

The Scottish Approach: A case study of the Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Strategy [Research]

A case study of the Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Strategy which assesses the extent to which the Strategy embodies the ‘Scottish Approach’ to policy.

A New Definition of Fuel Poverty in Scotland - A review of recent evidence [Housing]

A report by a panel of independent experts who conducted a review of the definition of fuel poverty in Scotland. The report sets out the review panel's findings and a series of evidence based recommendations with a clear aim of making improvements to the current fuel poverty definition.

Consultation on a Fuel Poverty Strategy for Scotland [Housing]

The consultation seeks views on proposals to tackle and diminish fuel poverty in Scotland. The strategy looks at our existing approach to tackling fuel poverty and legislative framework and sets out detailed proposals for a new Fuel Poverty Strategy for Scotland. This is a cross-portfolio endeavour by the Scottish Government to take action to tackle fuel poverty and, to enshrine our ambition to eradicate fuel poverty in a new Warm Homes Bill in summer 2018.

Interim Equality Impact Assessment Record - Fuel Poverty Strategy for Scotland and Warm Homes Bill [Housing]

Assessment published in connection with consultation on Fuel Poverty Strategy for Scotland and Warm Homes Bill

Wednesday 08/11/2017

The Contribution of EEA Citizens to Scotland: The Scottish Government's Response to the Migration Advisory Committee Call for Evidence on the Role of EEA Workers in the UK Labour Market [International]

This paper sets out the latest evidence on the contribution that EEA citizens make to Scotland's economy, society and communities, by supporting population growth, economic growth, and rural communities. It responds to the Call for Evidence launched by the UK Migration Advisory Committee.

The Contribution of EEA Citizens to Scotland: the Scottish Government's Response to the Migration Advisory Committee Call for Evidence on the Role of EEA Workers in the UK Labour Market - Evidence Annex [International]

The Evidence Annex sets out the main elements of the most robust date we have on migrants and migration in Scotland. The paper supports the Scottish Government's response to the call for evidence by the UK Migration Advisory Committee on the economic and social impacts of the UK's exit from the EU.

A Cyber Resilience Strategy for Scotland: Public Sector Action Plan, 2017/18 [Public Sector]

This action plan, developed in partnership by the SG and the National Cyber Resilience Leaders Board, sets out the action the SG intends to take, working closely with the NCRLB and partners in the wider Scottish public sector, in order to make progress during 2017/18 towards the 3rd outcome of the Cyber Resilience Strategy, "We have confidence in, and trust, our digital public services."

Tuesday 07/11/2017

Consultation on Practical Fire Safety Guidance for Existing Premises with Sleeping Accommodation. [Law, Order and Public Safety]

This consultation seeks views on revised and consolidated fire safety advice which is applicable to fire safety in existing residential premises in which there is sleeping accommodation.

Empowering Schools: A consultation on the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill [Education and Training]

The consultation paper sets out why we think these changes will improve educational outcomes for young people, how they will work in practice, and what legislative changes are needed to enable them to happen. We are looking for views on whether the changes which we have set out will deliver the empowered school and teacher-led system which we are seeking to achieve.

Education Maintenance Allowances 2015-16 [Statistics]

The EMA programme aims to provide support for young people aged 16 to 19 from low income families to overcome financial barriers to stay on in post-16 education, either in school or on a further education college course.

Monday 06/11/2017

COPD Best Practice Guide [Health and Community Care]

COPD Best Practice Guide

Friday 03/11/2017

Mapping the Provision of On-Site Early Learning and Childcare in Further and Higher Education Estates and Large Public Sector Employers [Research]

This scoping study aims to better understand the extent and characteristics of ‘on-site’ ELC provision within Higher and Further Education estates and large public sector employers in Scotland.

Thursday 02/11/2017

Consultation analysis and the Scottish Governments response to the consultation: Fees for monitoring surface coal mines: [Planning]

Summary of responses and Scottish Government response to the consultation on monitoring fees for surface coal mining.

Consultation on Excellence and Equity for all: Guidance on the Presumption of Mainstreaming [Education and Training]

The guidance aims to ensures that local authorities have the guidance required to help their decision making in applying the presumption of mainstreaming. As the implementation requires a commitment to inclusive practice it includes key features of inclusion and guidance on how to improve inclusive practice in schools.

The Role of Income Tax in Scotland's Budget [Economy]

A discussion paper that aims to provide useful background to help inform the debate on the future use of the income tax powers devolved to the Scottish Parliament.

Wednesday 01/11/2017

Consultation on Guidance on the Provisions for Licensing of Sexual Entertainment Venues and Changes to Licensing of Theatres [Law, Order and Public Safety]

The Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015 provides for the creation of a new non-mandatory licensing regime for sexual entertainment venues (SEV)and requires that a local authority must have regard to SEV guidance issued by Ministers. The provisions, when commenced, will allow local authorities to licence such venues under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982. The purpose of the consultation is to invite views on the draft non-statutory guidance which has been developed.

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