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Friday 03/08/2018

Reasons for Delays with Planning Applications for Housing [Planning]

Research identifying the main reaosns for delay with applications for housing which have taken over 1 year to conclude.

NHSScotland Confidential Alert Line: Six month review report [Health and Community Care]

Evaluation by Public Concern at Work (PCAW) of the NHSScotland whistleblowing helpline during the period 1 August 2017 to 31 January 2018.

Wholesalers: Minimum Unit Pricing of Alcohol and Trade Sales [Health and Community Care]

A consultation on a legislative change to clarify the position for certain wholesalers as regards compliance with minimum unit pricing.

Wednesday 01/08/2018

Report To The Scottish Parliament On Orders Regulating The Management Of Shellfisheries Under The Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act 1967 for the Year Ending 31 December 2017 [Marine and Fisheries]

In pursuance of Section 6 of the Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act, 1967, the Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy makes the following report in respect of the applications to and proceedings of, the Cabinet Secretary under the provisions of the Act during the year ended 31 December 2016.

A Deposit Return Scheme for Scotland - Summary [Environment]

Summary of the Deposit Return Scheme for Scotland Consultation Paper

Process for considering third party representations under the Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 [Environment]

Ministers are keen to ensure communities are engaged in environmental decision-making. This policy statement sets out the circumstances under which third parties may ask Ministers to determine EAR applications

Tuesday 31/07/2018

Scottish Government Procurement Annual Report (2018) [Public Sector]

A report on the procurement activity of the Scottish Government from January 2017 to March 2018.

Guidance on Facility Time Reporting for Public Sector Employers [Economy]

The purpose of this document is to outline the Scottish Government’s support for trade unions and facility time; to help ease the burden of the reporting requirements on public bodies; and ensure that the facility time data is set in the context of the benefits that facility time bring to the workforce.

Free Personal and Nursing Care, Scotland, 2016-17 [Health and Community Care]

Statistics release presenting the latest client and expenditure figures (financial year 2016 to 2017) for free personal and nursing care (FPNC).

Monday 30/07/2018

Results Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA)- Glasgow 2018 European Championships/Festival 2018 [Tourism]

Sets out the findings and recommendations of the EQIA for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships/Festival 2018.

Plastic Cotton Bud Submission - Consultation Response Report [Environment]

A report summarising consultation responses received in response to the Scottish Government's proposal to ban the manufacture and sale of plastic-stemmed cotton buds in Scotland.

An independent review by Grant Thornton UK LLP on agreed areas of NHS Tayside financial governance arrangements between the financial years 2012/13 – 2017/18 [Health and Community Care]

An independent report on NHS Tayside’s financial governance arrangements

Tuesday 24/07/2018

Planning Performance Statistics, 2017/18, Q4 and annual [Statistics]

This report presents the latest summary statistics on planning decision-making and timescales for the year April 2017 to March 2018, as well as historic data going back to 2013/14. It is based on quarterly data collected by the Scottish Government from Local and Planning Authorities as part of the Planning Performance Framework (introduced in 2012). Longer term trends are also presented where data for earlier years is available in a comparable format.

Monday 23/07/2018

Community Empowerment and Common Good Property: Guidance for Local Authorities [Public Sector]

Part 8 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 (the Act) imposes duties on local authorities in relation to common good property. Sections 103 and 105 of the Act require local authorities to have regard to any guidance issued by Scottish Ministers in relation to those duties. This document provides such guidance.

Friday 20/07/2018

Opt out organ donation: A rapid evidence review [Health and Community Care]

A rapid evidence review of opt out organ donation was undertaken to inform a potential move to a soft opt out system in Scotland.

Council of Economic Advisers: Chair's report 2016-2018 [Economy]

An overview of how the Council operates, and the areas they focused on from 2016 to 2018.

HM Inspector of Crematoria: Annual Report 2016-2018 [Health and Community Care]

Second annual report from the Inspector of Crematoria for Scotland.

Thursday 19/07/2018

Independent National (Whistleblowing) Officer for NHS Scotland – engagement events outcomes (May 2018) [Health and Community Care]

Report on the outcomes from engagement event, focussing on the key areas of the proposed role and remit of the Independent National Whistleblowing Officer.

Consultation On: Guidance on the Provisions for Licensing of Sexual Entertainment Venues and Changes to Licensing of Theatres - Summary of Responses [Law, Order and Public Safety]

A Consultation on Guidance on the Provisions for Licensing of Sexual Entertainment Venues and Changes to Licensing of Theatres was published on 01 November 2017 with a closing date of 07 February 2018. In total, 31 responses were received, with 29 respondents agreeing to the publication of their response. The Summary of Responses provides an overview of the responses received, identifies common themes and outlines the next steps.

National Committee on Infant Cremation: 2017 Annual Report [Health and Community Care]

Third annual report of the National Committee on Infant Cremation

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