This paper is one of a series through which the Scottish Government aims to support scrutiny of the Bill by setting out its current policy thinking on key matters to be examined during stage 1. This specific paper is focused on the fraud offence provisions in the Bill.
This paper is one of a series in which the Scottish Government sets out its policy thinking on key aspects of the Social Security (Scotland) Bill. This paper focuses on the current policy position for dispute resolution processes for challenging entitlement decisions, which are referred to as re-determinations and appeals.
Consultation on potential improvements to the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002 following review by the Rt Hon Lord Bonomy
Consultation Paper and supporting documents
Findings the 2017 CYPIC stakeholder survey seeking views on the Children and Young People Improvement Collaborative (CYPIC)
We have undertaken to consult on proposals for measuring the gap and milestones towards closing it, and to publish our proposals as part of the 2018 Improvement Plan in December.
Initial estimates of Scotland's 2017 cereal and oilseed harvest
An independent analysis of the responses received by the Scottish Government as part of the public consultation on unconventional oil and gas, Talking "Fracking", which ran from 31 January to 31 May 2017.
Key findings from the Scottish Health Survey 2016 report.
Presents results for the Scottish Health Survey 2016, providing information on the health and factors relating to health of people living in Scotland.
Presents information on the methodology and fieldwork for the Scottish Health Survey 2016.
Includes the survey questionnaire.
This report summarises key statistics from the Scottish Health Survey for each NHS Board and some Local Authority areas in Scotland
The policy is intended to enable women from Northern Ireland who are in Scotland to be able to have an abortion using NHS services without being charged. This document examines the potential impact on children
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Pre–Screen - The Functions of Health Boards (Scotland) Amendment Order 2017
This Business Regulatory Impact Assessment for the Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill - which was introduced to Parliament on 4 September 2017 - examines the potential impact of the legislative changes to business in Scotland.
All Points North: The Scottish Government's Nordic Baltic Policy Statement aims to strengthen our
relationships with countries in the Nordic
and Baltic regions by promoting policy exchange, collaboration, and joint initiatives.
This is the Transformation Support Team's first report on NHS Tayside's progress to implement the recommendations in the Assurance Advisory Group’s Staging Report.
In March 2016, the Scottish Government consulted on developments in environmental justice in Scotland. This document contains an analysis of the responses and the Scottish Government's response.
NHS Fife: Getting it right for our most vulnerable patients
The audited annual financial statements of the Scottish Consolidated Fund for the financial year 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017