Area, yield and production figures for barley, wheat, oats and oilseed, from the 2017 harvest in Scotland.
This is the first annual report from the Commissioner for Fair Access. It sketches out the wider context of access to higher education in Scotland and considers a number of important issues such as funding, admissions and entry standards and progression from college to university. The report concludes with a series of recommendations for Scottish Government, the Scottish Funding Council and universities.
The statistics in this release are based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies carried out by the Scottish Government and the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is a snapshot of employment as at September 2017. The publication includes information on public sector employment in Scotland with distinctions made for employment in devolved bodies and reserved bodies (located in Scotland).
A consultation on public bodies in Scotland to be named in legislation as being able to make use of new powers following passage of the Digital Economy Act 2017.
This is a consultation about the policy to reintroduce beavers to Scotland and whether the appropriate mitigation measures have been identified. Views are also being sought on a Strategic Environmental Assessment that has been undertaken of this policy of reintroduction.
Information on the Scottish Government's Position on EU citizens' rights with links to further information and advice for those affected by Brexit.
The Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Act 2017 allows the UK to ratify the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the
Event of Armed Conflict, and its two Protocols of 1954 and 1999. This document provides guidance on implementation in Scotland
The 2018 National Improvement Framework and Improvement Plan replaces last year’s NIF and Improvement Plan. It brings together what we know about how the system is performing and sets out the improvement activity the Scottish Government and partners will be taking forward in the year ahead.
This contains the results of the Achievement of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) Levels for 2016/17.
This document is a report for the fourth (2016) wave of the Behaviour in Scottish Schools Research which was first undertaken in 2006.
This quarterly statistical publication provides information on recent trends in:
• New build housing starts and completions by sector (up to end June 2017, with more up-to-date social sector information available up to end September 2017)
• The Affordable Housing Supply Programme (up to end September 2017)
• Local authority house sales including Right to Buy (up to end June 2017)
• Long term empty properties and second homes (as at September 2017)
This evidence report gives an overview of what we know about Scottish
education and the context in which our children and young people learn. It brings together available current evidence on achievement, attainment,health and wellbeing, and the wider education system, with a specific focus on differences between children living in the most deprived and least deprived areas. It aims to present an objective picture of Scottish education, based on a wide range of sources.
This contains the results of the annual pupil census, annual teacher census, early learning and childcare data, school estates data, attendance and absence data and exclusions data
This short document confirms the commitment of partners to work together in developing and delivering a National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland.
This Public Holiday Review Report has been prepared in response to the request to review the resilience of health and social care services over public holidays and in particular, the Christmas and Easter Festive periods
This supplementary report shows relevant data analysis and intelligence to underpin the deliberations and findings of the Public Holiday Review. This report was prepared by Information Services Division (ISD) of NHS National Services Scotland (NSS).
This consultation covers the proposals for a modern system of registration and licensing of animal sanctuaries and rehoming activities, allowing for independent accreditation of applicants to reduce the burden on local authorities. This includes all rehoming activities in Scotland, including charities and agencies rehoming animals from abroad.
The Race Equality Action Plan sets out the key actions Scottish Government will take over this Parliamentary session to drive positive change for minority ethnic communities. It is accompanied by a Highlight Report setting out progress made in implementing the Race Equality Framework for Scotland.
A report from the Scottish Government's Independent Adviser on Race Equality in Scotland.
An independent analysis of the consultation to enshrine safe staffing in starting with the nursing and midwifery workload and workforce planning tools