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Monday 30/04/2018

Infrastructure Investment Plan 2015 - Progress Report for 2017 [Economy]

This annual progress report on our Infrastructure Investment Plan outlines key achievements over the course of the last year and looks forward to developments during this year and beyond.

Increasing the Employment of Disabled People in the Public Sector - Consultation [Public Sector]

According to survey data, only around one in nine public sector employees are disabled, despite disabled people making up almost one fifth of the working age population in Scotland. It’s clear we need to take action to help more disabled people into work in the public sector and crucially, to help them sustain their employment, including if they become disabled

A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People - Working for change [Economy]

This pamphlet sets out some of the actions Scottish Government is taking to reduce the Disability Employment Gap

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

Independent analysis of the responses to the Empowering Schools consultation which ran from 7 November 2017 until 30 January 2018.

Congress on Disability, Employment and the Workplace 2018 - Programme [Economy]

Programme for the Congress on Disability, Employment and the Workplace. Also includes the Agenda and speaker bios for the day.

Methods of Conveying Information to Jurors: An Evidence Review [Research]

Paper suggests that jurors can face considerable challenges in recalling both the evidence and the legal directions in a criminal trial and that they can struggle to understand legal directions. Eight possible methods of improving juror memory and/or understanding were identified: trial transcripts, juror note-taking, audio-visual and digital presentation methods, juror questions, pre-instruction, plain language directions, written directions and structured decision aids (routes to verdict).

Methods of Conveying Information to Jurors: An Evidence Review - Research Findings [Research]

Paper suggests that jurors can face considerable challenges in recalling both the evidence and the legal directions in a criminal trial and that they can struggle to understand legal directions. Eight possible methods of improving juror memory and/or understanding were identified: trial transcripts, juror note-taking, audio-visual and digital presentation methods, juror questions, pre-instruction, plain language directions, written directions and structured decision aids (routes to verdict).

National Health and Social Care Workforce Plan Part 3 - improving workforce planning for primary care in Scotland [Health and Community Care]

National Health and Social Care Workforce Plan Part 3 - improving workforce planning for primary care in Scotland

Friday 27/04/2018

A Healthier Future – Action and ambitions on diet, activity and healthy weight: Analysis of consultation responses [Health and Community Care]

Independent analysis of responses to the consultation on a draft diet and healthy weight strategy, held between October 2017 and January 2018.

Proposal to ban the manufacture and sale of plastic-stemmed cotton buds in Scotland [Marine and Fisheries]

The purpose of this consultation is to gather views from stakeholders on the addition of secondary legislation under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to introduce a ban on the manufacture and sale of plastic-stemmed cotton buds. The proposed bans aim to further protect our seas from plastic pollution.

Thursday 26/04/2018

Scottish Government Sixth Annual Report on the Implementation and Operation of Part 3 (Financial Provisions) of the Scotland Act 2012. Second Report on the Implementation of the Scotland Act 2016 [General]

Under the terms of section 33 of the Scotland Act 2012, annual reports from each Government on the implementation of the Act’s financial provisions are to be laid before both Parliaments by the anniversary of enactment.

Practice Guidance: Custody of Children and Young People Convicted Under Section 205(2) or Section 208 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 [Law, Order and Public Safety]

This guidance outlines the procedures to be followed in respect of children who appear before a court and where there is a sentence imposed, or likely to be imposed, under section 205(2) or section 208 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

Guidance for Acquiring Authorities: Can I use Compulsory purchase? [Planning]

First in a series of guidance notes aimed at Acquiring Authorities and are intended to provide information for those with no, or limited experience of compulsory purchase.

Guidance for Acquiring Authorities: How do I prepare a Compulsory Purchase Order? [Planning]

Third in a series of guidance notes aimed at Acquiring Authorities and are intended to provide information for those with no, or limited experience of compulsory purchase.

Guidance for Acquiring Authorities: How do Scottish Ministers consider a Compulsory Purchase Order? [Planning]

Fourth in a series of guidance notes aimed at Acquiring Authorities and are intended to provide information for those with no, or limited experience of compulsory purchase.

Guidance for Acquiring Authorities: What should I do before developing a Compulsory Purchase Order? [Planning]

Second in a series of guidance notes aimed at Acquiring Authorities and are intended to provide information for those with no, or limited experience of compulsory purchase.

Guidance for Aquiring Authorities: Confirmed Orders - Next Steps [Planning]

Fifth in a series of guidance notes aimed at Acquiring Authorities and are intended to provide information for those with no, or limited experience of compulsory purchase.

Wednesday 25/04/2018

Protection of Vulnerable Groups and the Disclosure of Criminal Information: A Consultation on Proposals for Change [Law, Order and Public Safety]

This consultation seeks views on proposals for the reform to the disclosure regime in Scotland.

Protection of Vulnerable Groups and the Disclosure of Criminal Information: A Consultation on Proposals for Change - Early Engagement Report [Law, Order and Public Safety]

A Report outlining the early engagement undertaken with internal and external stakeholders including methodology of engagements and findings from each round of engagement.

Equally Safe: Scotland's strategy to prevent and eradicate violence against women and girls [People and Society]

A joint Scottish Government and COSLA strategy to prevent and eradicate violence against women and girls in Scotland

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