Report covering Scotland's performance in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015, covering maths reading and science. Scotland is compared with the OECD countries and additional partner countries. There is analysis by gender, level of proficiency and social background
This publication reports the latest available data for indicators selected to monitor progress for the Prevention of Obesity Route Map. Most indicators are updated up to 2015, but for some indicators data are more or less up-to-date than this.
Study to provide robust evidence base which would assist Scottish Ministers in coming to a view as to whether legislation on the operation of pub companies in Scotland needs to be introduced, and if so, where the parameters of that legislation should apply.
Key indicators from the Scottish House Condition Survey 2015 collection period, including updated fuel poverty rates, energy efficiency ratings, carbon emissions, Scottish Housing Quality Standard and disrepair
This report presents the key messages from the analysis of responses to the Scottish Government’s engagement exercise about a new Mental Health Strategy for Scotland.
The paper seeks views on a new planning fee maximum of £125,000 for major applications for most categories of developments (£62,500 for applications for planning permission in principle).
The Scottish Government has worked with disabled people and organisations to find out what needs to be done to remove the barriers that exclude disabled people from living as independent a life as they can.
This is a summary of the plan the Scottish Government has made for the next 5 years.
The full plan has over 90 actions. This summary includes the most important ones.
A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People has five long-term ambitions aimed at changing the lives of disabled people in Scotland and ensuring that their human rights are realised.
The plan sets out 93 actions which will be taken forward during the current parliamentary term, and includes halving the employment gap for disabled people; setting a target to increase the percentage of disabled people in the public sector workforce; and increasing supply of wheelchair accessible housing.
This is a summary of the document A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People; Our Delivery Plan to 2021 for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Transforming the patients experience by optimising the roles of all clinicians, utilising new technologies and putting the patient at the centre of care.
Throughout the spring and summer the Scottish Government carried out a public consultation and a series of engagement events with children and young people to seek views on raising the age of criminal responsibility.
In October 2015 a first Adoption Activity Day was held in Scotland, organised by staff from
Scotland’s Adoption Register assisted by an advisory group of experienced adoption
practitioners. The Scottish Government commissioned an evaluation and this reports sets
out the findings.
The Tenant Information Pack gives information to tenants in privately rented housing.
The consultation paper invites views on proposals to extend coverage of Scotland's Freedom of Information (FoI) legislation to Registered Social Landlords (RSLs).
Extending Freedom of Information legislation to RSLs will provide a statutory right to request information from RSLs.
Views are welcome from the wider housing sector including tenants, RSLs, representative organisations - as well as all other interested stakeholders.
This Implementation Plan renews the Scotland's vision for Self-directed Support and sets out actions to address the current challenges.
Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland's Annual Report for 2015-16.
This consultation sets out proposals for the introduction of new digital services in the Land Register; and for some consequential changes and other improvements to the land registration application form to support digital submission.
This report presents the results of mixed methods research on New Psychoactive Substance use among vulnerable young people, people in contact with mental health services, people affected by homelessness, people who inject drugs and men who have sex with men.
The final report of the Health Inequalities Impact Assessment of the changes proposed to the NHS complaints procedure. This includes consideration of Human Rights and health inequalities impacts, alongside protected characteristics. The report is accompanied by a Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment and a Privacy Impact Assessment
Everyone Matters is the workforce strategy for NHSScotland. This is the fourth implementation plan for NHS Boards, Scottish Government and others to deliver the 2020 Workforce Vision.