Rural Development Programme for Scotland 2007-2013: The Strategic Plan
A synthesis of four surveys on the prevelance, nature and outcomes of civil law problems in Scotland
In July 2010 the Scottish Government consulted on proposals to make provision for Permitted Development Rights for microgeneration equipment on non domestic properties as required by section 71 of the 2009 Climate Change (Scotland) Act. This Research Findings summarises responses to the consultation paper.
High-level carbon assessment of the Draft Budget calculating the direct and indirect emission consequences of the Government's spending proposals
This research was conducted to understand whether the recession is having a differential impact upon individuals and groups with ‘protected characteristics’ covered by equalities legislation.
This report sets out the Scottish Government's latest position on the role of renewable electricity and fossil fuel thermal generation (coal, gas, oil) in Scotland's future energy mix. It gives a clear view on the need for both rapid expansion of renewable electricity across Scotland and the underlying requirement for new efficient thermal capacity in this low carbon generation portfolio.
A brief paper published to accompany the Scottish Government SR 2010 Budget document. It summarises actions which have been taken to improve and make more cost-effective the external scrutiny of public services in Scotland.
How Scotland will achieve efficiencies from improved procurement in 2011-12 and beyond.
Equality and Budget Advisory Group report including equality in the Scottish Budget 2011 onwards
Equality and the Budget: A Guide to Making Informed Spending and Budget Decisions: Resource Pack
Equality Statement on the draft Budget 2011-2012
Full inspection of Peterhead Prison
Technical Appendix to the Low Carbon Scotland: Draft Report on Proposals and Policies. This document provides further information on the analysis that underpins the figures presented in the Report on Proposals and Policies
The Draft Report on Proposals and Policies fulfills the duty placed on Scottish Ministers by section 35 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 by detailing the policies that are already in place to cut emissions and further proposals to enable Scotland to meet the annual emissions targets from 2010 to 2022.
The Scottish Government has undertaken a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the draft Report on Proposals and Policies (RPP). The SEA is required by the Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005. The SEA identifies Scotland’s existing environmental resources and then explains how these might be affected by the draft RPP. This will help to improve environmental sustainability of the final RPP.
In July 2010 the Scottish Government consulted on proposals to make provision for Permitted Development Rights for microgeneration equipment on non domestic properties as required by section 71 of the 2009 Climate Change (Scotland)Act. This report analyses responses to the consultation paper.
Pay policy for all Scottish Senior Public Appointments whose pay requires the approval of Scottish Ministers.
Pay policy for all Scottish public sector bodies whose pay requires the approval of Scottish Ministers.
Summary of the views gathered from the many discussions, comments
posted on the Scottish Government’s online forum and the budget consultation meetings