This document sets out the priorities for action through to 2021 to improve outcomes for autistic people living in Scotland.
The policy objectives of the BSG cash payments are to improve children’s wellbeing and life chances, providing support to lower income families at key transition points in early years. BSG will help mitigate the effects of child poverty and material deprivation. The Best Start Regulation Consultation seeks to ensure the draft regulations meet these objectives.
A review of how the Warmer Homes Scotland Scheme has preformed and progress made towards meeting the scheme's stated objectives
This document sets out the Scottish Ministers’ framework for monitoring the compliance and enforcement of letting agent regulation in Scotland.
Farm Workers in Scottish Agriculture: Case Studies in the International Seasonal Migrant Labour Market
eHealth Funding Independent Review
Scotland's National Marine Plan was adopted and published in March 2015. This is the first review of its implementation.
Scottish Ministers have a duty to publish a Carers' charter under the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016. The charter will help to make carers aware of their rights under the Act.
To develop a sustainable national approach to post-registration and postgraduate education and continuing professional development that will support nurses and midwives across career pathways, from registration to specialist, advanced and consultant roles.
A review of the evidence around the scale and nature of cyber-crime affecting individuals and businesses in Scotland.
Summary findings from a review of the evidence around the scale and nature of cyber-crime affecting individuals and businesses in Scotland.
A summary of available evidence, combined with a consensus group agreement on key recommendations and suggested patient pathways.
Statutory guidance to accompany the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.
Summary of findings from the Digital Economy Business Survey 2017
Analysis Report of the Crofting Consultation 2017.
This document provides good practice guidance for social workers, their managers and others involved in undertaking age assessments in Scotland. It provides guidance about the assessment process from the initial presentation, consideration of vulnerabilities of the young persons which may affect the process, planning the assessment, information gathering/ analysis, and follow-up actions. The Guidance is not statutory and should not be taken as constituting, or a substitute, for legal advice.
Estimates of the proportion of people living in persistent poverty in Scotland between 2010 and 2016.
Estimates of the number and proportion of people living in poverty in Scotland in 2015/16.
The report of the Independent Advisory Group on the Use of Biometric Data which provides recommendations on a policy and legislative framework for police use of biometric data and associated technologies, and rules around retention.
A proposal to enable certain hydro-electric stations in Scotland to increase their generating capacity.