This Statistics Release presents the latest client and expenditure figures (financial year 2014-15) for Free Personal and Nursing Care (FPNC), which was introduced in Scotland in 2002. This release presents information from a variety of sources to give a picture of: the number of people that benefit from Free Personal Care and Free Nursing Care in Scotland; and the amount that Local Authorities spend on personal care services.
This publication summarises the salmon fishery statistics based on returns from proprietors, occupiers or agents of fisheries throughout Scotland for the 2015 fishing season.
This publication summarises the sea trout fishery statistics based on returns from proprietors, occupiers or agents of fisheries throughout Scotland for the 2015 fishing season.
Data on the latest rent prices for agricultural land in Scotland, together with some previously published background data on tenancies, and an analysis of the profitability of tenant farms compared with owner-occupied.
This report presents the latest summary statistics on planning decision-making and timescales for October to December 2015 (Quarter 3), as well as historic data going back to quarter one of 2012/13. It is based on data collected by the Scottish Government from Local and Planning Authorities as part of the Planning Performance Framework (introduced in 2012).
Analysis of consultation responses following the Scottish Governments consultation exercise looking loss on ignition testing and the application of the lower rate of Scottish Landfill tax to fine waste particles produced through waste treatment processes.
National level information on criminal justice social work activity in Scotland, including CJSW reports and social work orders.
EQIA on the Scottish Government's amendments to the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties)
(Scotland) Regulations 2012
Leaflet explaining the Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) approach.
Leaflet explaining the Child's Plan, part of the Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) framework.
Leaflet explaining what a Named Person is and their responsibilities.
Leaflet explaining wellbeing in context of the GIRFEC approach.
Guidance for Scottish Government Policy Officials - Explanatory Memoranda
Guidance for Scottish Government Policy Officials - Handling Infractions
Guidance for Scottish Government Policy Officials - Implementing EU Obligations
Guidance for Scottish Government Policy Officials - Influencing EU Policy
Revised circular 2/2003 on safeguarding includes a new Direction which reflects changes primarily pertaining to Meteorological Technical Sites.
Where consent was given, these are the responses received to the consultation paper addressing the prescription of the decapitalisation rate to be used when subjects are valued using the contractor’s basis.
Executive summary of the Guidance on Procurement of Care and Support Services 2016.
This best-practice guidance provides guidance on: local arrangements; key considerations; linking strategic commissioning and procurement; effective involvement of people who use care services and their carers with service providers; and specific guidance for use where a public body is procuring a care and support services.