This publication reports the 2016 findings of the Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brands IndexSM (NBI) on Scotland’s international reputation along six dimensions of national competence; governance, tourism, immigration and investment, people, exports and culture.
This document summarises Scottish local authority annual reports on the fifth year of operation of the Community Payback Order. This is a statutory requirement placed on Scottish Ministers by section 227ZM of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995.
Equality Impact Assessment Results - Regulations removing Crofting Commission from list of tribunals
EQIA Results for regulations transferring Scottish Tax Tribunals to Scottish Tribunals
In light of the Scottish Financial Review Group Recommendations (December 2015), an Equality Impact Assessment on the approach to support available to those affected by infected NHS blood via a new Scottish support scheme to be administered by NHS National Services Scotland (NSS.
The NHSScotland Confidential Alert Line was initially launched as a pilot on 2 April 2013. Following a successful pilot period, the former Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing announced that the service would be enhanced further and will continue to 31 July 2016. As part of its contract, the supplier of the alert line is obliged to provide the Scottish Government with evaluation reports at 6 monthly intervals. This document covers the period from 1 February 2016 – 31 July 2016.
Revisions to the Level 2 and 3 budgets detailed in the supporting document of the Budget Act 2016 as amended by the Autumn Budget Revision 2016-17
A letter from the Minister for International Development and Europe, Dr Alasdair Allan MSP, in response to the Home Affairs Committee inquiry into the developing a consensus on an effective immigration policy.
This Discussion Document seeks comments and views from individuals and organisations about the issues the National Plan will need to cover. It sets out ideas on workforce planning at national, regional and local level. And it asks questions about a number of key areas, including governance, workforce planning roles, workforce data and recruiting and retaining staff.
The form issued by Scottish Ministers by which a parent can request an assessment of the need for Gaelic Medium Primary Education from their education authority under the Education (Scotland) Act 2016.
Guidance on Succession Planning for Public Body Boards
A consultation on unconventional oil and gas in Scotland.
Total Income from Farming is an estimate of the net income from farming in Scotland, taking into account outputs and support payments, less total costs.
The Scottish Government consulted on proposals for transposing the amended Environmental Impact Assessment Directive 2014/52 EU into Scottish legislation. This report summaries the responses received.
This research was carried out to better understand forced marriage in Scotland, including professionals' understandings of forced marriage and potential legal responses, and barriers to working in this field.
An independent ex-post evaluation of the Scotland Rural Development Programme 2007-2013
A joint Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Draft Climate Change Plan: The Draft Third Report on Policies and Proposals 2017-2032 and Draft Scottish Energy Strategy: The Future of Energy in Scotland. The Environmental Report sets out the findings of this assessment.
Document providing Level 2 and 3 budget details for the portfolio totals contained in the Budget Bill 2017-18
This privacy impact assessment considers any potential privacy impacts that result from the implementation of the registration of letting agents. It sets out the privacy risks and the action proposed to mitigate against these risks.
Scottish Government consultation paper on local heat & energy efficiency strategies,and regulation of district heating. Views are invited on planning at local level of heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency programmes within Scotland's Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP), and supporting the development of district heating in Scotland.