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Paolo Vestri, Hexagon Research and Consulting in association with Paula Gilder Consulting and Adrian Colwell Associates ISBN 978 0 7559 7475 7 (Web only publication) This document is also available in pdf format (544k)
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION Remit Definitions and Scope Methodology Phase 1: Background research and producing the Legislative Map Phase 2: Testing the Map and exploring emerging issues and capacity Implications This Report
CHAPTER TWO: LEGISLATIVE MAP OF STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR RESEARCH Overview of the Legislative Map Analysis of the Legislative Map
CHAPTER THREE: STATUTORY AND NON-STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS FOR RESEARCH Introduction Statutory and Non-statutory Drivers of Research General powers to carry out research Introduction of Best Value and focus on performance management Preparing plans and impact assessments Consultation and stakeholder engagement Evidence-based policy making The introduction of the National Performance Framework and Single Outcome Agreements Responding to requests for information from 'third parties' Conclusions
CHAPTER FOUR: RESEARCH CAPACITY Introduction Perceptions of the Pressure/ Demand for Research Supporting the Development of the Evidence Base for Single Outcome Agreements Identifying and Addressing Research Skills Gaps Increasing Cooperation and Coordination Streamlining Data Collection and Sharing Summary and Key Findings
CHAPTER FIVE: CONCLUSIONS AND POSSIBLE ACTIONS
APPENDIX 1: LIST OF ACTS (BY DATE)
APPENDIX 2: LIST OF ACTS (ALPHABETICAL)
APPENDIX 3: SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE MAP
The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.
This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.
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