This publication presents statistics on private sector rent levels in Scotland over the years 2010 to 2017 (years to end-September) using data from the Rent Service Scotland market evidence database.
Analysis of Responses to the Consultation on Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies, and Regulation of District Heating.
An analysis of the responses received to the consultation on Scotland's Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP) published in January 2017.
One of a number of discussion papers published by the Commissioner for Fair Access, this paper considers the nature of league tables and university rankings and their relationship to fair access
Consultation on a Draft Onshore Wind Policy Statement: Analysis of Responses: November 2017
An independent analysis of the responses received by the Scottish Government as part of the public consultation on a Scottish Energy Strategy: The Future of Energy in Scotland, which ran from 24 January to 30 May 2017.
This is a Second Consultation on Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategies, and Regulation of District and Communal Heating. Based on the evidence and views gathered from stakeholders through the first consultation and other engagement, this consultation document sets out more specific policy proposals for LHEES, and regulation of district and communal heating.
This document is intended primarily to provide an accessible explanation to Scotland’s GPs of the changes we propose to effect in Regulations. The proposed changes will complement the complex wider contractual framework that underpins the provision of General Medical Services in Scotland. It will also be of significant interest to those planning and managing General Medical Services.
This Code of Practice sets out the Scottish Government’s plan to facilitate the shift to a model which does not entail GPs providing their practice premises.
This report contains the quantitative research findings from the Social Security Experience Panels’ ‘About Your Benefits and You’ research.
This report is a visual summary of the quantitative research findings from the Social Security Experience Panels’ ‘About Your Benefits and You’ research.
A report recommending improvements to respond better to the needs of children and young people with Learning Disability (LD) and/or autism
Research Summary of interim findings of an evaluation study of Participatory Budgeting activity in Scotland (supported by the Scottish Government), with a particular focus on local authorities, by researchers based at Glasgow Caledonian University between October 2015 and June 2017. The research has been extended for a third year to October 2018.
Under Part 4 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 20161 Scottish Ministers have a duty to issue “guidance about engaging communities in decisions relating to land which may affect communities.
Scottish Ministers published a public consultation on the draft Guidance on 24 March 2017 with views invited by 16 June 2017. This is the consultation analysis.
This consultation seeks views on proposals to reform the Gender Recognition Act 2004.
Scoping Research on the Sourcing of Pet Dogs From Illegal Importation and Puppy Farms 2016-2017
A case study of the Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Strategy which assesses the extent to which the Strategy embodies the ‘Scottish Approach’ to policy.
A report by a panel of independent experts who conducted a review of the definition of fuel poverty in Scotland. The report sets out the review panel's findings and a series of evidence based recommendations with a clear aim of making improvements to the current fuel poverty definition.
The consultation seeks views on proposals to tackle and diminish fuel poverty in Scotland. The strategy looks at our existing approach to tackling fuel poverty and legislative framework and sets out detailed proposals for a new Fuel Poverty Strategy for Scotland. This is a cross-portfolio endeavour by the Scottish Government to take action to tackle fuel poverty and, to enshrine our ambition to eradicate fuel poverty in a new Warm Homes Bill in summer 2018.
Assessment published in connection with consultation on Fuel Poverty Strategy for Scotland and Warm Homes Bill