This evidence review was prepared to support the production of the Scottish Government's Equality Outcomes, with regard to gender.
This evidence review was prepared to support the production of the Scottish Government's Equality Outcomes, with regard to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
This evidence review was prepared to support the production of the Scottish Government's Equality Outcomes, with regard to pregnancy and maternity.
This evidence review was prepared to support the production of the Scottish Government's Equality Outcomes, with regard to religion.
This Report sets out the actions that are being taken forward across Scotland to support the delivery of the ambitions set out in Europe 2020.
An evaluation of the implementation of a new death certification process in two test site areas (Dumfires & Galloway and Dundee) following the introduction of the Certification of Death (Scotland) Act 2011.
Summary of the main findings from the evaluation of a new death certification process in two test sites in Scotland.
This consultation paper seeks comments on proposals for the commencement of parts of the Reservoirs (Scotland) Act 2011 and the first set of regulations under the Act.
The report describes progress on the implementaion of the financial provisions of the Scotland Act 2012.
Guidance for newly registered nurses and midwives to join the National Internship Scheme, run by NES.
Guidance on the statutory duty to apply the waste hierarchy.
Advocacy has an important role to play in supporting people to express their views. This consultation seeks view on a revision to the Guide for Commissioners last published in 2010. The Guide has been updated to reflect Commissioner's statutory responsibilities for the provision of independent advocacy.
The Scottish Government response to the review of proposals to improve arrangements for the Independent Monitoring of Prisons
Volume 1 contains the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 and new rules.
Volume 2 is primarily about children - the problems that some of them face, the environment in which they live, their needs, their rights and the services that are provided to meet those needs as well as how best to communicate with them and the adults who are present at hearings.
This is the first in a series of papers which sets out the Scottish Government’s response to the findings and recommendations of the Fiscal Commission Working Group’s Macroeconomic Framework report. This paper focuses on the choice of currency and operation of monetary policy.
Further papers from the Fiscal Commission Working Group on financial stability and the fiscal framework will follow in due course.
The review identifies policy approaches adopted by local licensing authorities including on: vehicle specifications; training requirements; and administrative processes.
Easy Read version of Mental Health Strategy for Scotland 2012-15
Updated good practice guidance for all agencies and practitioners working with
children, young people and families affected by problematic alcohol and/or drug use
Report of the Equality Impact Assessment undertaken in respect of the Scottish Independence Referendum (Franchise) Bill.