This report provides an assessment of emerging evidence on the socio-economic impacts of Scotland’s Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). The reports objectives are to develop a methodology for monitoring the socioeconomic impacts of MPA
management measures and to gather and analyse evidence on the ex post socioeconomic impacts of MPA management measures. This report presents evidence from key informant interviews, analysis of fishing activity data and three case studies.
This EQIA Equalities Impact Assessment report, provides a summary of the potential impact resulting from the mandatory changes of Directive 2014/52/EU for 8 Environmental Impact Assessment regimes.
A short bulletin which explores some of the key trends on the gender pay gap in recent years. It also updates some of the analysis in the "New Perspectives on the Gender Pay Gap" report, published by the Scottish Government in June 2017.
Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 (SSI 2015/252) Enhanced Enforcement Areas Schemes Regulations 2015, guidance for Local Authorities. This guidance document supplements SSI 2015/252. It sets out points for a local authority to consider when making an application to Scottish Ministers for these additional discretionary powers.
This guidance is for all those appointed by the Chief Executive to be a member of Management Advisory Boards
This guidance is for all those appointed under statute to be members of the Boards of public bodies in Scotland, primarily Non Departmental Public Bodies and Public Corporations which are sponsored by the Scottish Government and whose Boards are accountable to Ministers for the discharge of their statutory functions and most Non-Ministerial Offices ( whose Boards are directly accountable to the Scottish Parliament, rather than Ministers, for their statutory functions).
This document sets out the key principles and minimum standards for all organisations conducting infant cremations, as agreed by the National Committee on Infant Cremation.
This document was reviewed by the National Committee and this is a second edition.
The Child Protection Improvement Programme was established in February 2016. There are nine interconnected work strands which are helping to deliver our child protection system vision (the Child Protection Systems Review; Neglect; Child Sexual Exploitation; Child Trafficking; Child Internet Safety; Children’s Hearings; Inspections; Leadership; and, Data and Evidence.
An Examination of the role and functions of Child Protection Committees, Child Protection Registers, Child Protection Case Conferences, and Significant and Initial Case Reviews as part of the Scottish Government's Child Protection Improvement Programme
We are seeking views on our proposals for legislation to extend the use of electronic monitoring in Scotland in support of broader community justice policy. These views will help shape how this will be taken work forward.
This is a consultation on the draft National Plan on BSL.
This is a consultation on the first ever British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan in Scotland.
Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland's follow-up report to their Thematic Report on the Management of Time Limits published in February 2015.
Scottish Local Government Financial Statistics is an annual publication that provides a comprehensive overview of Scottish Local Authority financial activity. The publication covers Local Authority income, revenue and capital expenditure, outstanding debt, local taxation and Local Authority pensions.
The PVG Review Terms of Reference set out both the plan for and scope of the review process.
The Chief Medical Officer for Scotland's Annual Report 2015/16: Realising Realistic Medicine
Case studies of realising Realistic Medicine across Scotland
Rapid Assessment of existing evidence on the impact of the criminalisation of the purchase of sex.
Exploration of available knowledge and evidence on the scale and nature of prostitution in Scotland based on practitioner-based interviews.
Equality impact assessment results of the equality issues and potential effects on users following the implementation of the Bill.