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Thursday 28/01/1999

Additional Capital Allocations for Homelessness Projects - Research Findings [Research]

This research examined the effectiveness of the allocations resulting from bidding competitions in 1991-92 and 1992-93 when a total of £22.6 million was awarded for 160 projects.

Drug Misuse in Scotland: Findings from the 1993 and 1996 Scottish Crime Surveys - Research Findings [Research]

As part of the 1993 Scottish Crime Survey (SCS), respondents between the ages of 16 and 59 were asked a series of questions about their knowledge and use of controlled drugs and solvents.

Information Needs of Scottish Jurors: Evaluation of the Scottish Courts Service Booklet - Research Findings [Research]

This research evaluated how effectively the booklet meets the information needs of members of the public called for jury service.

Running the Red: An Evaluation of Strathclyde Police's Red Light Camera Initiative - Research Findings [Research]

The traffic behavioural study looked at the effect of the red light cameras on the behaviour of drivers at these junctions between 1991 and 1994.

Use of Controlled Drugs in Scotland: Findings from the 1993 Scottish Crime Survey - Research Findings [Research]

The reports represents the first national estimates of the prevalence of drug use across Scotland as a whole.

Wednesday 27/01/1999

A Guide to Managing the Recreational Use of Water in Scotland - Research Findings [Research]

This concise guide sets out the powers currently available to local authorities and other proprietors to control water based activities.

Contact and Complaint Handling by the Planning Service in Scotland - Research Findings [Research]

The study draws general conclusions and make recommendations on best practice and offers a definition of complaint and the interaction between complaints and service levels.

Examining the Test: An Evaluation of the Police Standard Entrance Test - Research Findings [Research]

The research comprised 2 phases: an analysis of extant recruitment and selection statistics for the years 1992-94 from the 8 police forces; & a more detailed exploration of practices within 2 forces.

Funding Issues in Personal Injury Litigation - Research Findings [Research]

To explore the link between the funding of personal injury cases and their progress in the legal system.

Hospital Discharge for Frail Older People: A Literature Review with Practice Case Studies - Research Findings [Research]

This study identified and examined recent literature relating to the discharge of frail older people.

In the Shadow of the Small Claims Court: The Impact of Small Claims Procedure on Personal Injury Litigants and Litigation - Research Findings [Research]

To look at the impact of legislation focusing on the inclusion of personal injury in small claims procedure.

Local Authority Sites for Travellers - Research Findings [Research]

The survey described in this report was commissioned to provide an up-to-date picture of sites across Scotland from the public providers' local authorities' perspective.

New Ideas in Rural Development No 3: Involving Rural Communities: The CADISPA Approach - Research Findings [Research]

This report is aimed at those who want to involve rural communities in their plans for development.

New Ideas in Rural Development No 5: Setting up a Wildlife Tourism Initiative - Research Findings [Research]

This guide aims to provide information to rural communities and individuals in rural Scotland who have an interest in developing wildlife tourism initiatives.

New Ideas in Rural Development No 6: Becoming an Entrepreneur in Rural Scotland - Research Findings [Research]

A summary of guidance produced by the SNRP in their series 'New Ideas in Rural Development'. This is the 6th in the series & provides advice on Becoming an Entrepreneur in rural Scotland.

New Ideas in Rural Development No.2: Action on Scottish Rural Transport: Helping Local Communities Tackle their Transport Problems - Research Findings [Research]

A summary of a guide in the SNRP 'New Ideas in Rural Development' series describing the experience of one community group in using the Scottish Rural Transport Action Guide.

New Tenants of Scottish Local Authorities - Research Findings [Research]

The survey in this report was designed to complete the picture of new tenants for all the major public housing landlords and allow comparisons to be drawn between them.

Promoting the Development of Effective Information and Advice Services for Rural Areas - A Framework for Action - Research Findings [Research]

A summary of the guidance produced by the SNRP in their 'New Ideas in Rural Development' series on providing information and advice services in rural areas.

Public Access to Planning Information - Research Findings [Research]

This work was commissioned to inform understanding of the current arrangements in place for enabling public access to planning information.

Quality Assessment in Development Control - Research Findings [Research]

The objective was to develop meaningful and constructive methods for auditing the quality of local authority decision-making in relation to planning applications.

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