This supplementary report shows relevant data analysis and intelligence to underpin the deliberations and findings of the Public Holiday Review. This report was prepared by Information Services Division (ISD) of NHS National Services Scotland (NSS).
This consultation covers the proposals for a modern system of registration and licensing of animal sanctuaries and rehoming activities, allowing for independent accreditation of applicants to reduce the burden on local authorities. This includes all rehoming activities in Scotland, including charities and agencies rehoming animals from abroad.
The Race Equality Action Plan sets out the key actions Scottish Government will take over this Parliamentary session to drive positive change for minority ethnic communities. It is accompanied by a Highlight Report setting out progress made in implementing the Race Equality Framework for Scotland.
A report from the Scottish Government's Independent Adviser on Race Equality in Scotland.
The report provides an economic assessment on the impact of a 50% reduction in the overall burden of Air Departure Tax (ADT), and a plan for future monitoring and evaluation.
This report presents an overview of findings from analysis of responses to the Scottish Government’s consultation on an overall 50% reduction plan and an Environmental Report for Air Departure Tax (ADT).
Everyone Matters is the workforce strategy for NHS Scotland. This is the fifth implementation plan for NHS Boards, Scottish Government and others to deliver the 2020 Workforce Vision.
This study explored the key characteristics and offending behaviour of people who are categorised as organised criminals by law enforcement agencies.
Scottish Government response to recommendations from the UN Human Rights Council following the third Universal Periodic Review of the UK's overall human rights record in May 2017.
The fifth wildlife crime annual report, this highlights new data from the financial year 2015-16.
The Estimate of Community Owned Land in Scotland is an annual publication that will track progress towards the Scottish Government target to have one million acres of land in Scotland in community ownership by the end of 2020.
This plan sets out how the Scottish Government's Communications Division will contribute to the delivery of the Programme for Government.
As part of a wider suite of work to ensure that we have a sustainable and suitable workforce that will continue to meet the needs of Scotland’s population well into the future, Professor Fiona McQueen, the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) commissioned Professor Paul Martin CBE - Depute Principal and Depute Vice Chancellor of University of the West of Scotland - to chair a review of routes into the nursing and midwifery professions. The Commission’s Final Report was launched on 7 December.
Social Security (Scotland) Bill Policy Paper, Funeral Expense Assistance (FEA) and Illustrative Regulations and Policy Narrative
The consultation seeks views on the terms of the draft order designating Registered Social Landlords as public authorities for the purposes of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
SQW was commissioned to review the development and early implementation of the transition year employability services, namely Work First Scotland (WFS) and Work
Able Scotland (WAS). The findings will feed in to and inform the development of Fair Start Scotland, as well as continuous improvement of policy and
service design and delivery.
This experimental statistics release is the first in a new series about Scotland’s devolved employment services. The first edition publishes statistics for the first six months of Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, which both launched in April 2017. Information on those referred to the services (‘referrals’) and subsequently joining the services (‘starts’) is presented.
This report provides the number of recipients and the amount of Council Tax forgone through Council Tax Reduction.
This report presents the latest summary statistics on planning application decision-making and timescales for April to June 2017 (Quarter 1), as well as historic data going back to quarter one of 2013/14.
Key indicators from the Scottish House Condition Survey (SHCS) 2016 collection period, including updated fuel poverty rates, energy efficiency ratings, carbon emissions, Scottish Housing Quality Standard and disrepair.