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Friday 21/09/2018

STEM Bursary - Equality Impact Assessment [Education and Training]

The EQIA summarises how decision-makers balanced the aim of the STEM Bursaries against the potential adverse impacts of the policy on groups with protected characteristics

Thursday 20/09/2018

Fiscal Framework Outturn Report [Public Sector]

This is the first Fiscal Framework Outturn Report published by the Scottish Government. It forms part of a revised budget process – as recommended by the final report of the Budget Process Review Group - and follows on from May’s publication of Scotland’s Fiscal Outlook: The Scottish Government’s Five Year Financial Strategy. This report focuses on operation of the Fiscal Framework and is designed in particular to support Scottish Parliamentary scrutiny.

Partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) for Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 [Economy]

This partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) for Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 outlines our assessment of how the draft Forestry Strategy may impact on business (including the third sector) and regulation.

Partial Equality Impact Assessment (including Fairer Scotland Duty) for Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 [Economy]

This partial Equality Impact Assessment (EqIA) for Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 outlines our assessment of how the draft Forestry Strategy may impact on equality, including socio-economic disadvantage.

Scotland's Forestry Strategy 2019-2029 - A consultation draft [Economy]

The Scottish Government has committed to developing a Forestry Strategy to set out a long-term vision for Scottish forestry. The consultation draft builds on and modernises the approach undertaken in previous strategies. It provides a 10-year framework for action to help achieve a 50-year vision for Scotland’s woodlands and forests. The content of the draft strategy underpins the Scottish Government’s ambitions for forestry, and has the principles of sustainable forest management at its core.

Tuesday 18/09/2018

Mental Health Quality Indicators: Background and Secondary Definitions [Health and Community Care]

This paper provides background information on the purpose and scope of the Quality Indicator (QI) profile, a summary of its development, the actions needed to implement the QIs, and a full list of the indicators and their secondary definitions.

Bank Advances to Scottish agriculture 2018 [Agriculture]

Results of the survey of bank advances to Scottish agriculture, together with other relevant data regarding loans to agriculture.

Monday 17/09/2018

Consultation on Young Carer Grant Regulations [People and Society]

The Scottish Government is consulting on the development of the policy and regulations for the Young Carer Grant, a new benefit which will be delivered by Social Security Scotland.

Friday 14/09/2018

Appointment of Queen's Counsel in Scotland 2018 [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Appointment of Queen's Counsel 2018. Report by Jessica M Burns, Independent Observer.

Consultation report of the national review of care allowances [People and Society]

This report provides the findings of a consultation exercise carried out as part of a national review of care allowances.

Final report and recommendations of the national review of care allowances [People and Society]

A national review of Care allowances was carried out between November 2017 and August 2018. Here is a report on the findings of that review along with 12 recommendations.

Thursday 13/09/2018

Consultation on draft regulations transferring the Parking and Bus lane Adjudicators for Scotland to the Scottish Tribunals. [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Consultation on draft regulations transferring the Parking and Bus lane Adjudicators for Scotland to the Scottish Tribunals.

BRIA for Regulations making provision in relation to Social Security Appeals [People and Society]

This Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment (BRIA) covers the group of tribunal regulations and procedures required by legislation to create the First-tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal to hear appeals in relation to Social Security.

CRWIA – Regulations making Provision in Relation to Social Security Appeals [People and Society]

CRWIA examining the potential impact on children and young people of the Provision in Relation to Social Security Appeals

EQIA for Regulations making provision in relation to Social Security Appeals [People and Society]

EQIA for Regulations making provision in relation to Social Security Appeals following consultation with stakeholders, interesred parties and the Judicary.

Islands Communities Screening Assessment, Regulations making provision in relation to Social Security Appeals [People and Society]

Islands Communities Screening Assessment of the consultation on Regulations making provision in relation to Social Security Appeals

Scottish Government response to the consultation on the Draft Regulations making provision in relation to Social Security Appeals [People and Society]

This report from the Scottish Government covers the views of all those who provided feedback during the consultation process and explains where the draft Regulations have been revised. In doing so it was necessary to balance the views of respondents, the judiciary and the Social Security Committee’s evidence gathering session, while ensuring that what is proposed does not lead to operational or other difficulties.

Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014: Analysis of Consultation Responses on Draft Regulations making provision in relation to Social Security Appeals [People and Society]

Independent analysis of the consultation responses on the draft Regulations making provision for social security appeals for develoved benefits in the Scottish social security systems.

Evaluation of the Attainment Scotland Fund - Analysis of Local Authority Mini Survey – Summer 2018 [Research]

As part of the overall evaluation of the Attainment Scotland Fund, local authorities across Scotland took part in a short online survey. The survey invited views specifically around governance, sustainability, Pupil Equity Fund planning and support as well as unintended consequences of the fund.

Wednesday 12/09/2018

Equality Impact Assessment Record on guidance on a positive approach to managing school exclusions [Education and Training]

This document is an Equality Impact Assessment based on the Scottish Government's updated guidance on managing school exclusions.

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