Scotland has been BSE-free since 2009 and is now eligible to make an application for BSE NR status as a region of the UK.
Scotland’s Labour Market Strategy provides a framework for our approach to the labour market,. It describes the actions we will take and how our approach to the labour market will help to drive inclusive growth.
this is an analysis of all the responses received with regards to the consultation on the draft Fire and Rescue Framework for Scotland 2016 Document
This report details research on access to outdoor recreation for older people.
Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) is a National Statistics publication. It estimates the contribution of revenue raised in Scotland toward the goods and services provided for the benefit of Scotland. The estimates in this publication are consistent with the UK Public Sector Finances published in July 2016.
More detail on the publication, including methodological documents, consultation documents, and related research is available at:
The purpose of the equine identification legislation is to protect public health by ensuring that horses do not enter the food chain if they have been treated with substances not suitable for food chain animals.
This consultation seeks views on statutory guidance for Part 1 of the Education (Scotland) Act 2016 (“the 2016 Act”). The statutory guidance covers those provisions which make amendments to various sections of the Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000 (“the 2000 Act”).
Equality Impact Assessment Results for Regulations:
1) prescribing the composition
of the Housing & Property
Chamber and Upper Tribunal,
2)transferring the Functions
and Members of the Private
Rented Housing Panel,
Homeowner Housing Panel and
their relevant committees and
3) creating the Housing and
Property Chamber Rules of
An analysis of responses to the SHS 2017 and beyond consultation.
Equality Impact Assessment covering Regulations prescribing rules of
procedure for the Upper
Tribunal for Scotland, creating
offences in proceedings before
the Scottish Tribunals, setting
time limits for seeking
permission to appeal and
creating the First-tier Tribunal
for Scotland chamber structure
A thematic review of fatal accident inquiries by the Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland.
summarises the findings from the reports covering the period 2012-2014.
The Scottish Government has an option to put transitional relief arrangements in place to phase in any large changes in individual rate bills arising from the 2017 revaluation. This is referred to as transitional relief, although in practice it means that some ratepayers pay more or less than they otherwise would. This discussion paper considers in principle whether any transitional arrangements should be put in place for 2017.
The consultation seeks the views of all interested parties and asks them to consider whether the Scottish Government should allow for a regulated razor clam fishery, prosecuted by the use of electricity in a pre-defined manner
Mental Health in Scotland - a 10 year vision - Easy Read. An easy read version of the Mental Health Strategy engagement paper.
The NSSE Administrative Procedures provide detailed operational guidance for Registered Social Landlords and grant providers on NSSE.
Information on Nursing & Midwifery student Bursary and Pre-registration courses in Scotland.
Consultation on social security including policy, delivery and operational issues.
Annual Report of the Appointed Person, as required by the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
This consultation seeks views on proposed changes to planning legislation permitted development rights) on electronic communications infrastructure (e.g. masts, cabinets and antennas).