When to set a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target year: information and analysis paper to support discussion of the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Bill
Summary of the review of progress against 'Improving Gypsy/Traveller sites: guidance on minimum sites standards and site tenants' core rights and responsibilities' published in 2015.
Strategic Framework for Farmed Fish Health in Scotland
This is the third in a new series of experimental statistics about Scotland’s Devolved Employment Services. The third edition published statistics for the first year of Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, which both launched in April 2017. Information on those referred to (‘referrals’) and subsequently joining the services (‘starts’) is presented. A breakdown of referrals and starts by quarter is also provided.
A summary of the results of the EQIA undertaken in relation to the draft Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (First- Time Buyer Relief) (Scotland) Order 2018
Summary publication of results from the Annual Population Survey 2017, presenting analysis on the labour market, education and training. Results are provided for Scotland and local authority areas in Scotland.
An evaluation of 14 trials delivering 1140 hours of government funded Early Learning and Childcare
The Scottish Government recently consulted on a number of changes to the Tuberculosis (Scotland) Order 2007 (“the TB Order”); including proposals to introduce changes to the requirements for post movement testing and to the way we pay compensation where the provisions of the TB Order have been breached.
Analysis of responses to the public consultation and the Scottish Government Response, including how we have amended the relief after due consideration of the consultation.
An analysis of responses received to the Discussion Document on Safe and Effective Staffing in health and Social Care
Marine Scotland consulted on proposals for marking requirements for static gear deployed within 12 nautical miles of Scottish baselines, from November 2016 to February 2017, to give all fishermen the opportunity to consider and comment on them. This report sets out the responses to that consultation and Marine Scotland's response.
Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 3 National Key Informants Report and Summary of Evidence
This is a consultation on the draft regulations to implement Funeral Expense Assistance (FEA) which will replace the current UK Government Funeral Expenses Payment (more commonly known as the Funeral Payment) in Scotland by summer 2019.
The Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland's report on the Victims' Right to Review and a follow-up report on Complaints Handling and Feedback.
Area and livestock numbers on organic farms in Scotland
This Code of Practice on Litter and Refuse (COPLAR) provides practical guidance
on fulfilling the duties under the Environmental Protection Act 19901 (“the Act”),Section 89. These are to, as far as is practicable:
• keep land clear of litter and refuse (Duty 1)
• to keep certain roads clean (Duty 2).
This document provides information about the Scottish Welfare Fund (SWF) for local authority staff and support workers working with refugee families arriving in Scotland under family reunion rules to settle with their family member already resident in the local authority area. It sets out the arrangements for processing applications for assistance and the information needed to process these applications.
THIS BOOKLET EXPLAINS:
- WHAT A VICTIM STATEMENT IS;
- WHO CAN MAKE ONE;
- WHEN AND HOW VICTIM STATEMENTS CAN BE
- WHAT YOU CAN INCLUDE IN YOUR VICTIM
- HOW YOUR VICTIM STATEMENT WILL BE USED.
The Scottish Government issued a Public Consultation into the eligible intervention area for investment of public funds into NGA broadband
infrastructure on 5th July 2017. The period of consultation closed on 5th August 2017. The Public Consultation is now complete and this report sets out the responses to the consultation and the actions that the Scottish Government has taken as a direct result of those responses.
This consultation seeks views on reforming Part 1 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 to ensure the child's best interests are at the centre of any decision made about them.