The statistics in this release are based on administrative records and surveys of individual public sector bodies carried out by the Scottish Government and the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is a snapshot of employment as at June 2015. The publication includes information on public sector employment in Scotland with distinctions made for employment in devolved bodies and reserved bodies (located in Scotland).
The annual report published by the Drinking Water Quality Regulator for Scotland (DWQR) on the quality of drinking water from private water supplies for 2014.
Consultation on updated UK and zonal air quality action plans outlining work being undertaken to ensure compliance with EU nitrogen dioxide limit values in the shortest possible time.
This document analyses the responses to the Consultation on the Reservoirs (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2015.
From 2010 to 2012 the Scottish Government gave approval for matched funding (totalling £625K) to improve financial investigation in Scotland. This report reviews the way this finding has been used and if it has been effective. The findings suggest that the funding has improved financial investigation and it makes recommendations for continue its development.
This publication aims to provide an easily accessible reference document which offers information on a wide range of environmental topics. It covers key datasets on the state of the environment in Scotland, with an emphasis on the trends over time wherever possible. The data are supplemented by text providing brief background information on environmental impacts and data source, a summary of the trend and brief information on the potential factors affecting the trend.
Responses to the recent consultation on the Scottish Fiscal Commission Bill proposals.
A summary of responses to, 'A Consultation on the Scottish Fiscal Commission' and the results of an accompanying Equality Impact Assessment screening exercise that was undertaken.
Report investigating the effects of AC magnetic fields on European eels. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7489/1618-1
Report examining the effects of mains frequency (50Hz) magnetic fields (MF) on behaviour of captive
Atlantic salmon. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7489/1621-1
The 2015-6 Delivery plan for Setting the Direction for Nursing and Midwifery Education. This has been developed from the strategic aims from the Chief Nursing Officer's review and sets out actions which have been commenced and new areas for action.
This document gives public notice of the Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 Remedial Order (“the 2015 Order”) as is required under section 14(2) of the Convention Rights (Compliance) (Scotland) Act 2001 (“the 2001 Act”). This document also seeks written observations on the 2015 Order.
This Guidance is intended for use by Integration Authorities, Health Boards and Local Authorities.
This paper sets out the history of these diseases in Scotland, the current situation and the actions being taken to control them.
This paper outlines the Scottish Government's strategy for Phytophthora ramorum in Scotland.
This draft plan sets out our aim to removing barriers and enabling disabled people to enjoy equal access to citizenship. Over 50 commitments will help us deliver the four outcomes and three cross cutting themes that will bring about change to disabled people. We will consider the views of disabled people on this approach and finalise our plan in spring 2016
Statistics on housing supply and public sector housing in Scotland up to 31 March 2015, based on information collected from local authorities, housing associations and the Scottish Government affordable housing supply programme.
Quarterly updates to new build, Affordable Housing Supply Programme and sales of local authority housing
This report examines the prevalence of regular use of 2 or more substances among adolescents in Scotland, and key factors associated with multiple substance use.
Official Statistics Bulletin presents statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the police in Scotland. It forms part of the Scottish Government series of statistical bulletins on the criminal justice system. Statistics on crimes and offences recorded by the police provide a measure of the volume of criminal activity with which the police are faced.