Report presenting new data on the levels of spurdog bycatch, locations of by-catch and biological information in terms of the sizes and sex of the fish caught in order to inform the debate on whether a controlled incidental by-catch (i.e. not targeted) fishery for spurdog could be considered. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7489/1617-1
this is an easy read version of the Consultation on the Regulations and Statutory Guidance under the Welfare Funds (Scotland) Act 2015.
This Play Ranger Toolkit has been developed by, and
using the experience and learning of, the Play Ranger charities supported by Go2Play – focused on growing play opportunities for children and harnessing the expertise of the sector.
Overview of the results of the first Mental Health & Learning Disability Inpatient Bed Census, carried out by the Scottish Government and NHS Boards as at midnight, 29 October 2014. The report provides evidence for Commitment 26 of the Mental Health Strategy for 2012 to 2015, but also enhances the Scottish Government’s and NHS Scotland’s understanding of mental health, addiction and learning disability services, and about the patients who use these services.
This bulletin provides information on homelessness applications, assessments and outcomes to 31 March 2015. It includes information on the characteristics of applicant households, local authority assessments and the action taken in respect of cases that were concluded. Snapshot data on households in temporary accommodation at 31 March 2015 are also presented.
SCORE is a collection of information from Registered Social Landlords about the new lets they make in a given year.
This is a report on Analysis of Responses to the Consultation on Draft Statutory Guidance for Parts 4, 5 & 18 (Section 96) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.
Analysis of consultation responses to a consultation on court fee tables in 2015-2018
The Scottish Government established the Integrated Resources Advisory Group (IRAG) to consider the financial implications of integrating health and
social care, and to help develop professional guidance.
This guidance and advice addresses financial matters relating to integration, for the assistance of Health Boards and Local Authorities.
The purpose of this guidance is to provide advice to Health Boards, Local Authorities and Integration Joint Boards on a process of assurance to help ensure the success of integrating health and social care.
The advice is based on a number of publications and on lessons learnt from the Highland partnership, which partners may find a useful resource.
This research draws on data from a large scale e-survey of public organisations and in-depth analysis of 24 individual contracts.
The paper consults on proposals for fundamental reform of the law of succession
A report to the Scottish Parliament on the impacts, as they are understood to date, of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 on the people of Scotland; and the mitigation actions taken by the Scottish Government.
The Scottish Government conducted a public consultation concerning the use of wild animals in travelling circuses between January and April 2014 and obtained 2043 responses. This document is the report of the analysis of those responses.
A Scottish Government consultation on the removal of the 3 year limitation period from civil actions for damages for personal injury for in care survivors of historical child abuse.
The latest National Statistics on poverty and income inequality in Scotland, up to and including 2013/14.
A booklet setting out poverty statistics from 2013/14, alongside stories from people with experience of living in poverty. This is a joint publication between the Scottish Government and the Poverty Truth Commission.
Scotland’s Biodiversity – A Route Map to 2020 sets out the priority work needed to meet the international Aichi Targets for biodiversity and improve the state of nature in Scotland.
The aim of this project was to review the potential issue of "turnover‟ of individual seabirds at sea during the breeding season and to assess how this may lead abundance estimates derived from boat or aerial surveys to underestimate the total number of birds that use an area during the course of the breeding season. Turnover rates in species for which sufficient data were available are estimated. DOI: 10.7489/1622-1
Responses to the CHGS Consultation 2015