This booklet explains:
- What a victim statement is;
- Who can make one;
- When and how victim statements can be made;
- What you can include in your victim statement;
- How your victim statement will be used.
The Scottish Government has taken forward a
number of actions in relations to the needs of Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland. These concern poor quality of some sites and the lack of consistency in tenancy agreements. The guidance
Expenses and Funding of Civil Litigation in Scotland - Consultation Responses.
Models of juvenile salmonid abundance are required to inform electrofishing based assessment approaches and potentially as an intermediate step in scaling conservation limits from data rich to data poor catchments. This report describes an approach for modelling large-scale spatio-temporal variability in fish densities using GIS derived covariates.
The Scottish Government proposes to introduce a register of lobbyists who directly engage with Members of the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Ministers. This paper seeks views on the Government's proposed model for such a registration scheme.
Consultation on Amending the Environmental Liability (Scotland) Regulations 2009 in Scotland to Transpose Article 38 of the Offshore Safety Directive 2013 - Consultation Analysis
Responses to a consultation on subordinate legislation provided for in the RSTPA 2014
A summary of the evidence on sectarianism in Scotland
Analysis of responses received to a consultation on subordinate legislation provided for in the Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014.
As part of the Scottish Government’s commitment to tackling sectarianism, the independent Advisory Group on Tackling Sectarianism in Scotland was established to provide advice on the nature and extent of sectarianism in Scotland and priorites for action. The Group published their final report on 29 May 2015. This is the Scottish Government's response to that report.
The Advisory Group was established by the Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs to provide independent, impartial advice on developing work to tackle sectarianism in Scotland. The final report outlines the key conclusions and findings of the group.
Analysis of responses to a consultation on the Scottish Tax Tribunal Rules
Responses to a consultation on the Scottish Tax Tribunals rules
Consultation on the draft Statutory Guidance for Parts 4, 5 and 18 (Section 96) and related draft orders of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014
The first annual report on progress made on policies and proposals set out in the Scottish Climate Change Adaptation Programme (2014).
The Climate Ready Scotland: Scottish Climate Adaptation Programme Annual Progress Report 2015 also sets out some of the additional research and modelling that is underway to help prepare for the future by better understanding how climate change is affecting people, homes, communities and landscapes across Scotland.
The Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS) has always been administered on paper. This report summarises a feasibility study exploring the transition from paper to online administration. This is being considered for the 2015 wave of SALSUS
Summary publication of results from the Annual Population Survey 2014, presenting analysis on the labour market, education and training. Results are provided for Scotland and local authority areas in Scotland.
The Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015 places the Scottish Welfare Fund into law. This consultation is about the next stage in the process - the regulations and statutory guidance for how local authorities should provide their SWF.
Net Revenue Expenditure figures for all the main services carried out by Scotland's Local Authorities. This publication presents Provisional Outturn for 2014-15 and Budget Estimates for 2015-16.
Reviews existing international research on impacts and practicalities of introducing the Living Wage and of promoting it through public contracts; and explores the views, experiences and suggestions for action of Scottish employers who have already introduced the Living Wage, Scottish Government contractors and stakeholder organisations.