A desk-based review of national and international literature on serious organised crime (SOC), as well as a review of national operational and mapping data on SOC was conducted.
Scottish Government response to recommendations from the UN Human Rights Council following the third Universal Periodic Review of the UK's overall human rights record in May 2017.
The fifth wildlife crime annual report, this highlights new data from the financial year 2015-16.
This plan sets out how the Scottish Government's Communications Division will contribute to the delivery of the Programme for Government.
As part of a wider suite of work to ensure that we have a sustainable and suitable workforce that will continue to meet the needs of Scotland’s population well into the future, Professor Fiona McQueen, the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) commissioned Professor Paul Martin CBE - Depute Principal and Depute Vice Chancellor of University of the West of Scotland - to chair a review of routes into the nursing and midwifery professions. The Commission’s Final Report was launched on 7 December.
Social Security (Scotland) Bill Policy Paper, Funeral Expense Assistance (FEA) and Illustrative Regulations and Policy Narrative
The consultation seeks views on the terms of the draft order designating Registered Social Landlords as public authorities for the purposes of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
SQW was commissioned to review the development and early implementation of the transition year employability services, namely Work First Scotland (WFS) and Work
Able Scotland (WAS). The findings will feed in to and inform the development of Fair Start Scotland, as well as continuous improvement of policy and
service design and delivery.
This experimental statistics release is the first in a new series about Scotland’s devolved employment services. The first edition publishes statistics for the first six months of Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, which both launched in April 2017. Information on those referred to the services (‘referrals’) and subsequently joining the services (‘starts’) is presented.
This report provides the number of recipients and the amount of Council Tax forgone through Council Tax Reduction.
This report presents the latest summary statistics on planning application decision-making and timescales for April to June 2017 (Quarter 1), as well as historic data going back to quarter one of 2013/14.
Key indicators from the Scottish House Condition Survey (SHCS) 2016 collection period, including updated fuel poverty rates, energy efficiency ratings, carbon emissions, Scottish Housing Quality Standard and disrepair.
Notes to be used where the written terms of the tenancy are in the form of a tenancy agreement drafted by the landlord. These notes supersede previous versions of this guidance.
Fees for Surface Coal Mining Regulations guidance
This document contains the Scottish Government analysis and response to the Consultation on Amendments to Permitted Development Rights for Fin Fish and Shellfish Developments
A consultation is being held to gather views from people, businesses, public bodies and interested parties about the Scottish Government's preferred Minimum Unit Price of 50 pence per unit of alcohol.
Consultation seeking views on proposals for the Inshore Fisheries Pilot initiative. The aim of this initiative is to explore alternative approaches to managing inshore fisheries, in order to ensure our coastal communities are making the most of our waters.
information leaflet for victims Offenders with a Mental Disorder (Compulsion Order and Restriction Order)
Victim Notification Scheme Mentally Disordered Offenders- compulsion order restriction order
Guidance for Victims of offenders with a mental disorder: Hospital direction