This report details research on access to outdoor recreation for older people.
The Working Health Services Scotland (WHSS) was introduced to provide support to employees in small and medium sized businesses', whose health condition was affecting their ability to work.
The programme offers telephone based case management & some face-to face therapeutic support to people who are either off work due to a health condition, or at risk of becoming absent. The evaluation describes and evaluates the reach and impact of the WHSS programme over a four year period.
The report presents an analysis of the responses to a consultation on supporter involvement in influencing, governing, bidding for and buying professional football clubs in Scotland. This ran between 26th September 2015 and 15th January 2016.
Responses to the consultation published on 18 May 2015.
The partial BRIA for the surface water charges consultation
This summary analyses the responses to the consultation published on 18 May 2015.
This paper seeks to obtain views on charging for water and sewerage services with reference to rateable value.
This consultation seeks views on the management of Crown Estate assets in Scotland on an interim basis.
The previous Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Communities and Pensioners’ Rights, Alex Neil MSP, invited Martin Johnstone, Secretary of the Church of Scotland’s Church & Society Council, to chair an independent short life working group on food poverty to consider the issues and make recommendations to the Scottish Government on future actions. This is the Group's report.
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, the mitigation actions taken by the Scottish Government and the new powers in the Scotland Act 2016 in relation to social security.
This consultation paper sets out proposed arrangements to integrate the British Transport Police in Scotland into Police Scotland. It invites views on how all those responsible can: ensure a smooth transition towards integration; ensure railway policing in Scotland is subject to appropriate oversight by the Scottish Parliament; and maintain railway policing as a specialism
This delivery plan clearly sets out how the Scottish Government will work with partners to deliver excellence and equity for every child in education in Scotland.
National Statistics on poverty in Scotland in 2014/15
An easy-read summary of statistics on poverty in Scotland. This has been developed jointly with the Poverty Truth Commission (PTC) and includes the main statistical headlines alongside contributions from people with experience of living in poverty.
This report presents findings on illicit drug use from the self-completion module of the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey. It provides data and analysis on drug use in the last month, in the last year and ever among adults aged sixteen and over in Scotland.
The Strategic Assessment of Markets in Scotland is our first step in identifying markets where Scottish consumers may not be getting a fair deal. It highlights areas where Scottish consumers’ economic, geographic and social circumstances are different to other parts of the UK and may pose a different set of challenges.
The report explores the drivers behind the consistent increase in pensioner employment over the past decade, including throughout the last recession. It discusses the employment characteristics and socio-economic conditions of pensioners who continue to work. It also considers current pensioner employment trends in the context of population ageing, fair work and inequality; as well as barriers to work for older people.
Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 1 Summary Report
Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 1 Annex 1
This report explains the different measures of the gender pay gap and considers how it has been changing over time. It also considers underlying drivers and describes Scottish Government policy intended to help encourage the decline of the pay gap.