This consultation proposes new and updated environmental standards for Scotland‟s water
environment. Scottish Ministers intend to direct the Scottish Environment Protection Agency
(“SEPA”) to apply these standards in river basin management planning and to guide action
to protect Scotland‟s water environment.
The Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland's report on Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service's Knowledge Bank
Racist Incidents Recorded by the Police in Scotland, 2012-13
This publication reports statistics from a national survey of the housing stock which is part of the Scottish Household Survey (SHS). Until 2012 this was known as the Scottish House Condition Survey (SHCS). Following the review of the large scale Scottish population surveys, the SHCS was incorporated within the SHS and became one of its modules.
This explored Scottish public authorities’ experiences in approaching their Public Sector Equality Duties. This report presents views about what authorities have learnt from their implementation of the Scottish specific duties.
The Scottish Government commissioned the research in September 2013, to help inform Scottish Ministers as they prepare to meet their duty to publish proposals for activity to enable the better performance of the Public Sector Equality Duty.
Giving Children and Young People a Sporting Chance - A Draft Strategy for Scotland outlines in draft the Scottish Government's vision for youth sport. A final version of the Strategy will be published in spring 2014 following consultation.
A strategy which provides a clear framework to support the integration of refugees and asylum seekers to rebuild their lives in Scotland and make a full contribution to society.
Information for vets on how they can help their clients meet the requirements of the new BVD legislation.
Plain English Version of The Glasgow Commonwealth Games (Trading and
Advertising) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 prepared by the Scottish Government in order to assist the reader of the Regulations.
This document analyses the results of a variety of consultation opportunities in relation to the development of the pilot Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters marine spatial plan. This analysis will inform the next stage of the development of the marine spatial plan.
This a report by Brian Pack O.B.E on reducing red tape in agriculture.
the National Care the standards for Support Services in Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengal/Bangaldeshi and Gujarati five language translations
This consultation seeks views on more effective regulation to secure restoration at existing and future (opencast) coal mines where coaling is incomplete and for future sites including extensions.
To seek views on how the Home Report is currently working after five years of operation.
This guidance focuses on how organisations can become more resilient. In particular, it provides advice to Category 1 responders and information to other readers about the duties set out in the Civil Contingencies Act (2004) and associated Regulations.
The Scottish Government's suicide prevention strategy to 2016 sets out key areas of work that we believe will continue to reduce the number of suicides in Scotland.
Pesticide poisoning of animals in 2012 investigations of suspected incidents in Scotland
The report provides the headline results of Scotland's performance in the PISA 2012 survey of maths, reading and science attainment by 15 year-olds from 64 countries. It the key data from the OECD international reports and discusses Scotland's progress since 2009
Latest (2012-13) statistical results of the SCORE survey which collects information on lets made by Registered Social Landlords during the year.
An extract from Scotland's Future - Your Guide to an Independent Scotland which illustrates how an independent Scotland would pursue policies designed to create a more supportive, competitive and dynamic business environment.