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Monthly Listing of Publications


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Friday 18/03/2016

Supporting Children’s Learning: Implementation of the Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 [Education and Training]

The 2015 annual report to Parliament on the implementation of Additional Support for Learning legislation.

Animal Health and Welfare in the Livestock Industry: Strategy 2016 to 2021 [Agriculture]

Strategy document, produced following wide consultation, setting out high level aims of Scottish Government for Animal Health and Welfare in the Livestock Industry for 2016-2021.

Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2014-15 [Statistics]

The 2014-15 Civil Justice in Scotland release includes: 1. MAIN STATISTICS TABLES (compromising tables that appear in this bulletin) 2. DIVORCE & DISSOLUTION STATISTICS TABLES (further breakdowns on divorce & dissolution) 3. SUPPLEMENTARY STATISTICS TABLES (additional statistics on civil law cases in sheriff courts and the Court of Session) 4. BACKGROUND DATA TABLES (an interactive dataset on civil law court cases by court, that can be used to generate user customised tables and charts)

Evaluation of the Healthy Start Scheme: An Evidence Review [Research]

A review of the evidence base on the Healthy Start Scheme

Scotland's National Action Plan to Prevent and Tackle Child Sexual Exploitation Update [People and Society]

This plan reports on the progress of actions set out in Scotland’s first National Action Plan to Tackle Child Sexual Exploitation, published in November 2014, and further actions that will be taken forward over the next 2-3 years to continue the commitment to prevent and tackle child sexual exploitation.

Thursday 17/03/2016

Creating a healthier Scotland - What matters to you [Health and Community Care]

Summary report of the findings from the Healthier Scotland national conversation.

Guidance under the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 [Public Sector]

This statutory guidance published under the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 provides guidance on: procurement strategies and annual procurement reports; sustainable procurement duty; community benefit requirements in procurement; selection of tenderers and award of contracts; and procurement for health or social care services.

Consultation on Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015, Part 2 Community Planning, Guidance and Regulation. [People and Society]

This consultation gives stakeholders an opportunity to share their views on both the proposed guidance and the draft locality planning regulation. Community planning is the means by which people and communities can be placed at the centre of public service delivery and policy making. It is a key driver for public service reform at local level. This guidance provides additional detail to enable those who wish to participate in community planning to be able to do so.

Scottish Social Attitudes 2015: Attitudes to Government, the National Health Service, the Economy and Standard of Living [Research]

This report provides the findings of the core module of the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2015 on attitudes to government, the National Health Service, the economy and standard of living.

Scottish Social Attitudes 2015: Technical Report [Research]

This report provides detailed information on the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2015, including on the sample, response rate, and the approach to weighting and analysis.

Asset Transfer under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015: Consultation on Draft Regulations [People and Society]

Consultation on draft regulations setting out detailed procedures for asset transfer requests

Wednesday 16/03/2016

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015 – Guidance on the provisions for Metal Dealers and Itinerant Metal Dealers [Law, Order and Public Safety]

A guidance document to assist metal dealers, itinerant metal dealers, licensing authorities and other enforcement agencies.

Consultation on the implementation of certain sections of the Mental Health Act (Scotland) 2015 and Associated regulations (Part 1). [Health and Community Care]

First consultation on the implementation of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 2015 and associated secondary legislation. It focuses on implementation of named persons, advance statements, conflict of interest regulations and safeguards for certain informal patients regulations.


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 December 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).

Scottish Government Workforce Information 2015 [Statistics]

This publication presents statistics on the Scottish Government’s workforce for each quarter from 2012 up to the most recent quarter at the end of 2015. The statistics show: numbers of directly employed staff by category, numbers of non-directly employed workers by category, staff sickness absence, and staff diversity information.

Tuesday 15/03/2016

Good Governance in the Scottish Government [Public Sector]

Good Governance in the Scottish Government framework document

Beating Cancer: Ambition and Action [Health and Community Care]

The Scottish Government's new cancer strategy published in March 2016. The strategy contains more than 50 actions to improve cancer services across Scotland.

Infrastructure Investment Plan Progress Report for 2015 [Sustainable Development]

This report outlines key achievements over the course of 2015 and looks forward to developments in 2016 and beyond.

Analysis of country of origin on butter and cheddar sold in Scottish and British Retailers [Agriculture]

Analysis of country of origin on butter and cheddar sold in Scottish and British Retailers

Consultation on the design of the Scottish Household Survey (SHS) for 2017 and beyond [Statistics]

The Scottish Government requires to make savings on the Scottish Household Survey (SHS)2017. Savings of the level sought cannot be achieved without significant changes to the design of the SHS. The Scottish Government is consulting on a number of options to achieve the required level of savings for SHS 2017. Respondents' views will also be used to inform the design of SHS 2018-2021.

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