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Publications

Media Relevant sources Date
SG Publication Draft clauses to implement Scottish Government proposals for further devolution beyond the Smith Commission June 22, 2015
SG Publication Beyond Smith – Scottish Government proposals for more powers for the Scottish Parliament June 15, 2015
SG Publication Response to the Devolution (Further Powers) Committee June 08, 2015
SG Publication More Powers for the Scottish Parliament: Scottish Government proposals October 10, 2014
SG Publication Scotland's Future and the Environment August 9, 2014
SG Publication Scotland's Future - What independence means for you August 3, 2014
SG Publication Scotland's Future is Everyone's Business July 21, 2014
SG Publication Scotland's Future - Connecting Rural Scotland July 15, 2014
SG Publication Scotland's Independence - Future Spending Choices July 3, 2014
SG Publication Scotland's Future on Screen June 25, 2014
SG Publication Scotland's Future - It's in Your Hands: summary of arguments for independence aimed at young people June 24, 2014
SG Publication Empowering Scotland's Island Communities June 16, 2014
SG Publciation Scottish Independence Bill - consultation on interim constitution June 16, 2014
SG Publication Reindustrialising Scotland for the 21st Century June 13, 2014
SG Publication Outlook for Scotland's Public Finances and the Opportunities of Independence May 28, 2014
SG publication Oil and Gas Analytical Bulletin May 28, 2014
SG Publication Higher Education research in an independent Scotland April 30, 2014
SG publication Scotland's Future and Scotland's Energy March 5, 2014
SG publication Scotland's Future: Culture and Broadcasting February 18, 2014
SG publication Scotland's Future and Scotland's Health February 12, 2014
SG publication Scotland's Future - a future for transport February 4, 2014
SG publication Scotland's Future - It's in Your Hands - Factsheet January 28, 2014
Report Childcare and Labour Market Participation - economic analysis January 12, 2014
SG publication Scotland's Future - a business plan for Scotland December 3, 2013
SG Publication Scotland's Future and Scottish Farming November 28, 2013
SG Publication Scotland in the European Union November 27, 2013
SG Publications Scotland's Future - easy read version  
SG Publication Scotland's Future - a summary November 26, 2013
SG Publication Scotland's Future - a guide to Scotland as an independent country November 26, 2013
SG Publication Scottish and UK Economy - key facts November 19, 2013
Report Building security and creating opportunity: Economic policy choices in an independent Scotland November 19, 2013
Report Fiscal Commission Working Group - Principles for a Modern and Efficient Tax System in an independent Scotland November 4, 2013
Report Fiscal Commission Working Group - Fiscal Rules and Fiscal Commissions November 4, 2013
Report Fiscal Commission Working Group - Stabilisation and Savings Funds October 2, 2013
Policy Paper Pensions in an independent Scotland September 23, 2013
Policy Paper Consumer Protection and Representation in an independent Scotland August 13, 2013
Policy Paper Maximising return from oil and gas in an independent Scotland July 23, 2013
Report Expert Working Group on Welfare June 11, 2013
Policy Paper Scotland's Economy - the case for independence May 21, 2013
Policy Paper Currency Choices for an Independent Scotland April 23, 2013
SG Publication Scotland's Balance Sheet April 14, 2013
Draft Bill Scottish Independence Referendum Bill - a Bill to make provision for the holding of a referendum March 21, 2013
Draft Bill

Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill  - a Bill to extend the franchise to 16 and 17 year olds

March 12, 2013
SG Publication Government Expenditure and Revenues Scotland 2011-12 March 6, 2013
Report Fiscal Commission Working Group - First Report - Macroeconomic Framework February 11, 2013
SG Publication

Scotland's Future: from the Referendum to Independence and a Written Constitution

February 5, 2013
Electoral Commission website Links to EC recommendations on question and spending limits January 30, 2013
SG Publication Independent analysis of SG consultation responses October 23, 2012
SG Publication Edinburgh Agreement October 15, 2012
UK publication UK Government consultation on constitution January 10, 2012
Statement At Westminster by Secretary of State Michael Moore
with response by Finance Secretary John Swinney
June 13, 2011
Joint Ministerial Council Trilateral talks on social and constutional reform June 8, 2011
Speech To Foreign Press Association by First Minister Alex Salmond May 23, 2011
SG Publication Scotland's Future: Draft Referendum Bill Consultation Feb 2010
 

Gaelic summary of consultation

 
Video British Sign Language version of consultation  
  Responses to consultation June 2010
Westminster Bill The Scotland Bill 2010-2011  
White Paper Your Scotland Your Voice: a National Conversation November 2009
Website National Conversation 2007-2009 2007-2009
Website Commission on Scottish Devolution (Calman) June 2009
SG Publication Choosing Scotland's Future - Independence and responsibility in the modern world August 2007

 

Policy Papers   Date
Alcohol Excise Duty

Paper to highlight the Scottish Government's proposed enhancements to the Scotland Bill in relation to excise duty for alcohol.

October 6, 2011
Corporation Tax Paper setting out options for reform of the current coporation tax system and how these can be used to address the specific challenges facing the Scottish economy. August 16, 2011
EU Involvement Paper to highlight the Scottish Government's proposed enhancements to the Scotland Bill in relation to EU Involvement. August 8, 2011
Broadcasting

Paper to highlight the Scottish Government's proposed enhancements to the Scotland Bill in relation to broadcasting.

June 29, 2011
Borrowing Powers

Paper to highlight the Scottish Government's proposed enhancements to the Scotland Bill in relation to borrowing powers.

June 24, 2011

Crown Estate - the Case for Change

Paper to highlight the Scottish Government's proposed enhancements to the Scotland Bill in relation to the Crown Estate.

Briefing and commentary papers submitted to the Scottish Parliament Committee reviewing proposals contained in the Scotland Bill

Date Resource Format
November 2010 Financial provisions PDF
December 2010 Financial briefing by Dr Andrew Goudie PDF
January 2011 Income tax proposals PDF
January 2011 Scots criminal law PDF
January 2011 Human Rights PDF
January 2011 ECHR and the Lord Advocate PDF
January 2011 Competence and retrospective effect PDF
January 2011 Marine Environment PDF
January 2011 BBC Trust PDF
January 2011 Reservation of Antarctica PDF
January 2011 Air weapons, speed limits, drink driving PDF
January 2011 Crown Estate Commissioners PDF
January 2011 Administration of elections PDF
January 2011 Regulation of health professions Word Doc
January 2011 Registered social landlords Word Doc
January 2011 International obligations PDF
February 2011 Insolvency Word Doc
February 2011 Full financial responsibility PDF
February 2011 Income tax - additional information PDF
February 2011 Evidence on proposed reservations PDF

February 2011

Partial suspension of Acts of
Scottish Parliament
PDF
February 2011 Crown Estate in Scotland
Case for Change
PDF
February 2011 Rail regulation PDF
February 2011 Fiscal provisions Word Doc
February 2011 Fiscal amendments Word Doc
February 2011 Advocate General's report Word Doc