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Wednesday 07/02/2018

Mortuary Review Group [Health and Community Care]

As part of the response to the campaign by the Whyte family and Richard Lochhead MSP to review the standard of all mortuaries across Scotland, the Minister for Public Health and Sport recognised that the provision of mortuary services would benefit from a wider review to clarify responsibilities and confirm that an appropriate standard of service is being provided.

Tuesday 06/02/2018

Criminal Justice Social Work Statistics in Scotland: 2016-17 [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Report on criminal justice social work services and social work orders.

Monday 05/02/2018

Review of Independent Information and Support Services - Research Findings [Research]

Findings from a commissioned review of independent information and support services in relation to Self-directed Support for social care, in 2017

Friday 02/02/2018

CAP Greening Group: Discussion Paper [Agriculture]

A paper produced by the CAP Greening Group, chaired by Professor Russel Griggs. The paper develops high level principles that could produce a way forward for greening beyond the context of the current CAP.

The Impact of Children and Young People’s Participation on Policy Making [People and Society]

A report commissioned by the Scottish Government to explore the nature and type of impact children and young people’s participation has had on national and local policy making in Scotland.

Thursday 01/02/2018

Code of Practice on the Exercise by Constables in Scotland of Search Powers Conferred by Sections 289 and 303C of the Proceeds of Crime Act [Law, Order and Public Safety]

A Code of Practice for constables in Scotland on the exercise of powers to search for cash and listed assets under sections 289 and 303C of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.

Scottish Welfare Fund - Statutory Guidance [Government]

The aim of the Scottish Welfare Fund Guidance (last updated in February 2018) is to provide a framework for decision makers, in order to promote consistency in decision making. The Scottish Welfare Fund is a discretionary grant scheme, therefore this guidance does not cover all eventualities. It is intended to support decision makers to meet the underlying objectives of the Fund.

Wednesday 31/01/2018

Universal Credit: New choices for People living in Scotland [People and Society]

Q&A leaflet for people claiming Universal Credit in Scotland

Further Information about the Universal Credit Scottish choices for people living in Scotland [People and Society]

Updated information leaflet for stakeholders on the Universal Credit Scottish Choices

Adults with Incapacity ( Scotland ) Act 2000 Proposals for Reform [Health and Community Care]

A consultation seeking views on proposals to reform the law that makes provision for the personal welfare, property and financial affairs of adults who are unable to make decisions on these matters for themselves by reason of incapacity.

Total Income from Farming Estimates for Scotland 2015 to 2017 [Agriculture]

The official measure of the net income gained by the agriculture industry in Scotland.

Letting Agent Code of Practice [Housing]

This Letting Agent Code of Practice (the “Code”) sets out the standards expected of letting agents operating in Scotland in how they manage their business and provide their services.

Tuesday 30/01/2018

Planning performance statistics: second quarter, 2017-2018 [Statistics]

The latest statistics on planning application decision-making and timescales for quarter 2 of 2017/18 and data going back to quarter one of 2013-2014.

Monday 29/01/2018

Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy Evidence Paper [Economy]

The Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work established the independent Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy to make recommendations to Scottish Ministers on how Scotland can position itself to take advantage of the opportunities of the collaborative economy and overcome any regulatory, economic and social challenges.

Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy Report [Economy]

The Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work established the independent Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy to make recommendations to Scottish Ministers on how Scotland can position itself to take advantage of the opportunities of the collaborative economy and overcome any regulatory, economic and social challenges.

NHSScotland Confidential Alert Line 6 month review (1 February 2017 - 31 July 2017) [Health and Community Care]

As part of this contract, Public Concern at Work (PCAW) provide the Scottish Government with 6 monthly evaluation reports. This document covers the period from 1 February 2017 - 31 July 2017.

Friday 26/01/2018

Report - Testing of The Rent Review System [Agriculture]

For agricultural holdings, the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 requires the assessing of a fair, sustainable rent for both landlord and tenant. This Report has researched ways of achieving this in ways that minimise the need for cases to progress to the Land Court. It includes Recommendations on how this can be achieved. Key stakeholders have been fully involved in this exercise.

Budget (Scotland) Bill 2018-19 Supporting Document [Economy]

Document providing Level 2 and 3 budget details for the portfolio totals contained in the Budget Bill 2018-19

Thursday 25/01/2018

Scottish Crown Estate Bill - Child Rights and Welfare Impact Assessment [Marine and Fisheries]

Child Rights and Welfare Impact Assessment for the Scottish Crown Estate Bill

Scottish Crown Estate Bill - Equality Impact Assessment [Marine and Fisheries]

Equality Impact Assessment for the Scottish Crown Estate Bill.

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