This document is a report for the fourth (2016) wave of the Behaviour in Scottish Schools Research which was first undertaken in 2006.
Scotland’s International Framework sets out how our international work supports the Government’s central purpose of creating a more successful country, with opportunities for all to flourish through increasing sustainable economic growth.
Scotland's International Policy Statement builds on the four strategic objectives outlined in Scotland's International Framework and which underpin our international work across Government to increase competitiveness and tackle inequality,
the cornerstones of Scotland’s Economic Strategy.
A desk-based review of national and international literature on serious organised crime (SOC), as well as a review of national operational and mapping data on SOC was conducted.
Consultation seeking views on proposals for the Inshore Fisheries Pilot initiative. The aim of this initiative is to explore alternative approaches to managing inshore fisheries, in order to ensure our coastal communities are making the most of our waters.
information leaflet for victims Offenders with a Mental Disorder (Compulsion Order and Restriction Order)
Victim Notification Scheme Mentally Disordered Offenders- compulsion order restriction order
Guidance for Victims of offenders with a mental disorder: Hospital direction
information leaflet for victims of prisoners who have been transferred to hospital
guidance for victims of Offenders with a Mental Disorder who wish to make written or oral representations to the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland
Information leaflet for victims of offenders who wish to make written representations to a responsible medical officer on first granting a certificate suspending detention without supervision
The EQIA demonstrates that there are no potentially negative impacts to equality groups
resulting from the granting of a pardon to people convicted of criminal offences for engaging
in same-sex sexual activity that is now legal or from the creation of a scheme to allow people
with such convictions to apply to have them disregarded so that they do not show up in
disclosure/criminal record checks.
The document provides additional guidance on conducting an environmental risk assessment which is carried out be the Responsible Authorities to identify whether there are any housing related risks with a particular offender. The assessment informs the Responsible Authorities decisions on housing a registered sex offender in a way that can be used in the risk management of that offender to minimise risks to the community.
Under Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 those who produce, keep or manage controlled waste must apply the waste hierarchy set out in Article 4(1) of the Waste Framework Directive”. This document provides guidance on the discharge of these duties and on the circumstances in which the duty may be departed from.
The remit of the National Council of Rural Advisers is to provide advice on the potential implications of Scotland leaving the European Union (EU) as part of the United Kingdom (UK), and make recommendations on future policy and support, with the aim of ensuring a vibrant, sustainable and productive rural economy. This report covers the former and the potential implications of Brexit on rural Scotland, with a focus on trade, labour & skills, funding, legislation & standards.
This is the Records Management Plan for the Scottish Government and confirms our records management policy and the retention schedules applied to our information. It also confirms our commitment to digitise our records going forward.
The new experimental statistics on “Children in families with limited resources across Scotland 2014-2016” provide estimates of the proportion of children in combined low income and material deprivation by council area and household characteristics.
Analysis of the responses to the consultation on the support to be provided to victims of slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour
This guidance provides a framework within which agencies and practitioners can develop and agree processes for working collaboratively and individually to promote the safety and wellbeing of women and girls and supplements agencies and organisations own policies and procedures on FGM.
Making it Easier, builds on what we’ve learned so far about health literacy. It moves us closer to removing barriers and preventing them being put there in the first place. It will improve how we design and deliver services for the future. It is a cornerstone of Realistic Medicine’s drive to better support people’s needs through shared decision-making.