1. Advice and guidance

    04 Oct 2021

    Fairer Scotland Duty: guidance for public bodies

    Statutory guidance for public sector bodies subject to the Fairer Scotland Duty to help them actively consider how they can reduce inequalities of outcome caused by socio-economic disadvantage, when making strategic decisions.

  2. Strategy/plan

    15 Jul 2021

    Cleaner Air for Scotland 2 - Towards a Better Place for Everyone

    A new air quality strategy to replace Cleaner Air for Scotland - The Road to a Healthier Future, setting out the Scottish Government's air quality policy framework for the next five years and a series of actions to deliver further air quality improvements.

  3. Strategy/plan

    24 Mar 2021

    Land use - getting the best from our land: strategy 2021 to 2026

    Scotland's Third Land Use Strategy sets out our vision, objectives and policies to achieve sustainable land use. The strategy covers the next five years and aims to provide a more holistic understanding of our land, the demands we place upon it and the benefits we get from our land.

  4. Independent report

    03 Feb 2021

    A New Future for Scotland's Town Centres

    In June 2020 we launched an independent collaborative review of the progress and scope of the 2013 Town Centre Action Plan. The Review group was asked to build on our town centre first approach and develop a refreshed vision for our towns and the means to achieve it.

  5. Strategy/plan

    28 Feb 2020

    A Culture Strategy for Scotland

    A Culture Strategy for Scotland shows how important culture is to Scotland’s prosperity and sets the future direction for supporting culture in Scotland.

  6. Statistics

    08 Oct 2018

    Rural Scotland: key facts 2018

    Biennial compendium publication comparing and contrasting statistics on key policy topics such as People and Communities, Services and Lifestyle, Economy and Enterprise broken down by Remote Rural, Accessible Rural and the Rest of Scotland.

  7. Consultation analysis

    03 Oct 2018

    South of Scotland Enterprise Agency: consultation report

    Analysis report on the consultation process for creating the South of Scotland Enterprise Agency. The report analyses both online responses and opinions expressed at the 26 engagement events held across Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders.

  8. NEWS

    14 Dec 2017 14:35

    Scotland’s Budget

    Investing in the NHS, protecting low earners, backing Scotland’s economy.

  9. Strategy/plan

    08 Mar 2016

    Scotland's Agenda for Cities

    Scotland's Agenda for Cities sets out the Scottish Government’s strategic framework for its future interaction with Scotland’s cities.