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Public Services and Government Research Publications

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Manually added 2013 and 2014 Publications

Date

Publication

Description

24/11/2017

Community Empowerment and Common Good Property: Analysis of Responses to the Consultation on Draft Guidance

Between 30 June and 29 September 2017, the Scottish Government undertook a public consultation on statutory guidance for local authorities on how to fulfil the requirements of Part 8 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015, which places new duties on local authorities in relation to Common Good property.
29/06/2017 Consultation on a Draft Referendum Bill - Analysis of Responses

Independent analysis of the responses to the consultation on a draft referendum bill, held October 2016 - January 2017

29/06/2017

The Councillors' Code of Conduct. Consultation on possible amendments of provisions on conflicts of interest: Analysis of responses

Between 12 December 2016 and 20 March 2017, the Scottish Government undertook a public consultation on making amendments to sections 5 and 7 of the Councillors’ Code of Conduct after concerns had been raised that the Code may hinder the statutory function of Regional Transport Partnerships. This report presents the findings of an analysis of the 38 responses received.
9/02/2017 The Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brands Index(SM): 2016 Report for Scotland This publication reports the 2016 findings of the Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brands IndexSM (NBI) on Scotland’s international reputation along six dimensions of national competence; governance, tourism, immigration and investment, people, exports and culture.
17/03/2016

Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2015: Attitudes to Government, National Health, The Economy and Standards of Living in Scotland

This report provides the findings of the core module of the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2015 on attitudes to government, the National Health Service, the economy and standard of living.
17/03/2016 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2015: Technical Report This report provides detailed information on the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2015, including on the sample, response rate, and the approach to weighting and analysis.
21/10/2015 A Consultation on Proposals for a Lobbying Transparency Bill: Analysis of Written Responses A consultation paper was published in May 2015 seeking views on proposals for a lobbying transparency bill. This report provides an analysis of the responses received.
21/10/2015 A Consultation on Proposals for a Lobbying Transparency Bill: Analysis of Written Responses - Research Findings A consultation paper was published in May 2015 seeking views on proposals for a lobbying transparency bill. This report provides an analysis of the responses received.
10/08/2015 Changes to the Public Procurement Rules in Scotland Consultation - Analysis of the Responses An analysis of the responses to the 2015 consultation on public procurement reform.
27/05/2015 Analytical Paper on Co-Production Analytical Paper on Co-Production
29/12/2014

The Anholt - GfK Roper Nation Brands Index(SM): 2014 Report for Scotland

This publication reports the 2014 findings of the Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brands Index (NBI) on Scotland's international reputation in terms of exports, governance, culture, people, tourism and investment and immigration.
20/06/2014

Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2013: core module - attitudes to Government, the economy, health and social care services, and social capital in Scotland

This report presents findings from the Scottish Government core module in the 2013 Scottish Social Attitudes survey. It discusses changing attitudes to government, the economy and standards of living, the health service and social care, and social capital and life satisfaction.
20/06/2014 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2013: core module - attitudes to Government, the economy, health and social care services, and social capital in Scotland – Research Findings This research findings document summarises the key findings of the report on the 2013 Scottish Social Attitudes survey on changing attitudes to government, the economy and standards of living, the health service and social care, and social capital and life satisfaction.
12/06/2014 Consultation on Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill: Analysis of Responses Analysis report of the 424 responses to the Scottish Government's consultation paper seeking views on draft legislation for the inclusion in the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill and other related policy questions
12/06/2014 Consultation on Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill: Social Research Findings Research summary of the analysis of the 424 responses to the Scottish Government's consultation paper seeking views on draft legislation for the inclusion in the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill and other related policy questions.
13/01/2014

Guthrie Cards in Scotland: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues

The report considers the ethical, legal and social issues surrounding the existence, continued storage and future uses of the newborn screening collection held in Scotland (also known as the Guthrie card collection)
24/12/2013 The Opportunities and Challenges of the Changing Public Services Landscape for the Third sector in Scotland: A Longitudinal Study (2009 - 2013): Year 4 and Final Report The report uses qualitative longitudinal research within 21 third sector organisations to investigate their responses to the opportunities and challenges of the changing public services landscape in Scotland between 2009 - 2013. It builds upon the earlier reports on each of the first three years of the project.
24/12/2013 The Opportunities and Challenges of the Changing Public Services Landscape for the Third sector in Scotland: A Longitudinal Study (2009 - 2013): Year 4 and Final Report – Research Findings The report uses qualitative longitudinal research within 21 third sector organisations to investigate their responses to the opportunities and challenges of the changing public services landscape in Scotland between 2009 - 2013. It builds upon the earlier reports on each of the first three years of the project.

04/10/2013

Public Acceptability of Data Sharing Between the Public, Private and Third Sectors for Research Purposes

Report of a deliberative research project on the public's attitudes towards data sharing. It focuses particularly on a) the public's opinion about data sharing with the private and third sector; b) the acceptability of different methods for sharing benefits gained from the use of their data; and c) the appeal of different methods for empowering citizens in decision making about the use of their data.

28/06/2013

A Consultation on Tax Management: Analysis of Responses – Research Findings

This document summarises the findings of the analysis of the responses to the Tax Management Consultation.

28/06/2013

A Consultation on Tax Management: Analysis of Responses

This report presents findings from the analysis of the responses to the Tax Management Consultation which relates to the delivery of the devolved taxes and focuses on issues relating to the underpinning arrangements required to ensure successful implementation of the devolved taxes.

12/05/2013

Testing The Young Voter Registration Form for the 2014 Referendum on Scottish Referendum Independence

This report presents the findings of the testing of the understanding and usability of a draft Young Voter Registration Form which is intended to be used to register 15-year-olds who will be 16 by the date of the referendum, to allow them to vote in the 2014 referendum on Scottish Independence.

Manually added 2012 Publications

Date

Publication

Description

7/12/2012

The Anholt- GFK Roper Nation Brands Index(SM): 2012 Report for Scotland

This publication reports the 2012 findings of the Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brands Index (NBI) on Scotland's international reputation in terms of exports, governance, culture, people, tourism and investment and immigration

23/10/2012

Your Scotland, Your Referendum: An Analysis of Consultation Responses

This report presents the analysis of responses to the 'Your Scotland, Your Referendum' consultation on proposals for a referendum on Scottish independence. The consultation closed on 11 May 2012.

 

29/10/2012

Exploring Dimensions of Social Capital in Scotland - Findings from the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey and Scottish Household Survey – Research Findings

The paper summarises findings from the full report, which explored whether different groups in Scottish society experience different levels of social capital.

29/10/2012

Exploring Dimensions of Social Capital in Scotland - Findings from the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey and Scottish Household Survey

The report explores whether different groups in society experience different levels of social capital. It draws on data from the Scottish Social Attitudes survey (SSA) 2009 and the Scottish Household Survey 2010.

31/08/2012

Public Acceptability of Cross-Sectoral Data Linkage – Research Findings

A summary of the findings from recent public deliberative events to explore the views of the public on the acceptability of linking personal data for statistical and research purposes.

 

31/08/2012

Public Acceptability of Cross-Sectoral Data Linkage

 

A report of recent public deliberative events to explore the views of the public on the acceptability of linking personal data for statistical and research purposes, thereby identifying particular sensitivities and potential barriers to public confidence and exploring mechanisms for overcoming concerns.

 

24/06/2012

Scottish Social Attitudes survey 2011: Core module - attitudes to government, the economy and public services in Scotland – Research Findings

 

The report uses SSA data from 1999 onwards to explore changing attitudes to government, the economy and public services. It also discusses findings on who people think should be responsible for providing and paying for particular public services.

24/06/2012

Scottish Social Attitudes survey 2011: Core module - attitudes to government, the economy and public services in Scotland

 

This report uses SSA data from 1999 onwards to explore changing attitudes to government, the economy and public services. It also discusses findings on who people think should be responsible for providing and paying for particular public services.

 

Date Publication Description
   
15/10/2011 Scottish Government Stakeholder Survey 2010 Findings from a survey of the Scottish Government's stakeholders; identifying strengths and weaknesses in the SG's approach to stakeholder engagement and assessing stakeholder views and knowledge of the Government's Purpose and National Outcomes.
15/10/2011 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2010: Core Module - Attitudes to Government, the Economy and Public Services in Scotland Explores how attitudes to government, public services and the economy have changed in the last decade, with a particular focus on how changing political and economic contexts are impacting on public opinion. Also presents findings from some new questions on attitudes to local service delivery and responsiveness.
15/10/2011 Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2010: Core Module - Attitudes to Government, the Economy and Public Services in Scotland - Research Findings Summary of findings on attitudes to government, public services and the economy.
18/03/2011 Testing of the Ballot Paper for the 2012 Local Government Elections in Scotland This report presents findings from the testing of a draft ballot paper for the 2012 Local Government elections in Scotland. The aim of the testing was to assess the clarity and usability of the draft ballot paper design, identify possible improvements and make recommendations for the final ballot paper.
18/03/2011 Testing of the Ballot Paper for the 2012 Local Government Elections in Scotland RF 16/2011 Findings from the testing of a draft ballot paper for the 2012 Local Government elections in Scotland. The aim of the testing was to assess the clarity and usability of the draft ballot paper design, identify possible improvements and make recommendations for the final ballot paper.
14/01/2011 Final Visitor Research Report 2008-10: Scottish Science Centre Evaluation The aim of the research was to gather information on the visitor experience and satisfaction during visits to the four Scottish Science Centres.
14/01/2011 Science Centre Research Omnibus Survey Report 2009 - Research Findings No. 14/2011 The aim of the Omnibus Survey was to gather information on the general public's awareness and usage of the four Scottish Science Centres
14/01/2011 Science Centre Research Omnibus Survey Report 2010 - Research Findings No. 15/2011 The aim of the Omnibus Survey was to gather information on the general public's awareness and usage of the four Scottish Science Centres
14/01/2011 Science Centre Research: Omnibus Survey 2009 Report The aim of the Omnibus Survey was to gather information on the general public's awareness and usage of the four Scottish Science Centres
14/01/2011 Science Centre Research: Omnibus Survey 2010 Report The aim of the Omnibus Survey was to gather information on the general public's awareness and usage of the four Scottish Science Centres