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Thursday 21/08/2014

Implementing the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003: Assessing Scotland’s water environment – use of environmental standards, condition limits and classification schemes [Environment]

This document sets out how SEPA should use the Scotland River Basin District and Solway Tweed River Basin District Status Directions 2014 and Standards Directions 2014

National Practice Guidance on Early Learning and Childcare [Education and Training]

This national practice guidance sets the context for high quality Early Learning and Childcare as set out in the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. The guidance seeks to support practitioners in all settings and areas of Scotland who are delivering early learning and childcare.

Scotland's Future and Scottish Fisheries [Marine and Fisheries]

This short paper sets out how Scotland’s fisheries will be affected by independence – it answers important questions and focuses on five key gains for our fishing industry

A Consultation on proposals for a Harbours (Scotland) Bill [Transport]

This consultation paper seeks views on proposals for a draft Harbours (Scotland) Bill. This draft Bill repeals section 10 of the Ports Act 1991 as it applies to Scotland. In addition the draft Bill also provides an opportunity to tidy up some aspects of current harbours legislation

Heart Disease Improvement Plan [Health and Community Care]

The Heart Disease Improvement Plan sets out the priorities and actions to deliver improved prevention, treatment and care for all people in Scotland affected by heart disease.

Stroke Improvement Plan [Health and Community Care]

The Stroke Improvement Plan sets out the priorities and actions to deliver improved prevention, treatment and care for all people in Scotland affected by stroke.

Driving Improvement: Implementing Realising Potential [Health and Community Care]

This document reflect on the progress that has been made through implementation of the Realising Potential policy and considers how the future should be shaped. It captures the reflections of some key players who have been instrumental in visioning, developing and implementing the policy.

Strategy for the Management of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) Waste in the United Kingdom: Post Adoption Strategic Environmental Assessment Statement [Environment]

NORM Strategy Post adoption SEA statement forms the final output from the SEA process

Housing Statistics for Scotland 2014: Key Trends [Housing]

Statistics on housing supply and public sector housing in Scotland up to 31 March 2014, based on information collected from local authorities, housing associations and the Scottish Government affordable housing supply programme.

Key Scottish Environment Statistics 2014 [Environment]

This publication aims to provide an easily accessible reference document which offers information on a wide range of environmental topics. It covers key datasets on the state of the environment in Scotland, with an emphasis on the trends over time wherever possible. The data are supplemented by text providing brief background information on environmental impacts, relevant legislation and performance against national and international targets.

Drinking Water Quality in Scotland 2013 - local authority summary tables [Environment]

A series of tables giving summary drinking water quality information by local authority. Tables cover public and private supplies.

Drinking Water Quality in Scotland 2013 - Public Supplies [Environment]

A report on the quality of drinking water supplied by Scottish Water (a public supply)in 2013

Drinking Water Quality Regulator Annual Report [Environment]

Annual report of the private water supplies for the reporting year 2013

Drinking Water Quality Regulator Annual Summary Report [Environment]

Annual summary report of the DWQR for the reporting year 2013

Local Housing Strategy Guidance [Housing]

Guidance for local authorities to assist in the preparation of Local Housing Strategies.

Planning Controls, Payday Lending and Betting Offices Consultation Paper on Changes to Planning Legislation [Planning]

Consultation paper seeking views on whether, and how, the planning system can address concerns around the negative impact of over-provision or clustering of betting shops and payday lenders on the character and amenity of town centre and shopping areas.

The Quality Principles: Standard Expectations of Care and Support in Drug and Alcohol Services [Health and Community Care]

The Quality Principles: Standard Expectations of Care and Support in Drug and Alcohol Services have been developed to ensure anyone looking to address their problem drug and/or alcohol use receives high-quality treatment and support that assists long-term, sustained recovery and keeps them safe from harm.

The Quality Principles: Standard Expectations of Care and Support in Drug and Alcohol Services - Leaflet [Health and Community Care]

The Quality Principles: Standard Expectations of Care and Support in Drug and Alcohol Services have been developed to ensure anyone looking to address their problem drug and/or alcohol use receives high-quality treatment and support that assists long-term, sustained recovery and keeps them safe from harm. This leaflet should be promoted within services and given to individuals, and their families, accessing them.

Self-directed Support: Practitioners Guidance [Health and Community Care]

A practice guide on Self-directed Support for practitioners

Wednesday 20/08/2014

Beef 2020 Review Report [Agriculture]

A report to develop recommendations that will facilitate sustainable and long term growth in beef production levels within Scotland.

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