Guidance published by Scottish Ministers on the practical application of the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015
This report presents the findings of an analysis of the responses to a consultation on accepted recommendations requiring legislation that came out of the Barclay Review of non-domestic rates. The consultation ran from 25 June until 17 September 2018.
The Barclay Implementation Advisory Group was established to inform advice to Scottish Ministers in respect of the implementation detail of a number of the Barclay recommendations. This report summarises the discussions from the Barclay Implementation Advisory Group, and Billing and Appeals Sub-groups.
Anslysis of the reponses to the deposit return scheme for Scotland consultation
This paper provides an illustration of the potential impact that a No Deal Brexit - leaving the EU on the 29th March 2019 without a transition period or agreement on any future trade deal and wider economic relationship - could have on the Scottish economy over the next 12-24 months.
This Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) investigates the likely significant effects on the environment by the implementation of the Scottish Government's Climate Change Adaptation Programme.
Full detail of Scotland's Open Government Action Plan commitments for 2018 to 2020. Supporting document for the plain english summary of the Action Plan. Detailed breakdown of each commitment including planned activity and milestones.
The proposal to revise regulations to address the provision of more accessible sanitary accommodation is an action focussed on meeting the needs of those within our communities for whom implementation of current good practice (within regulations) is not sufficient.
Changing Places Toilets offer larger, supported facilities that address the needs of people for whom current accessible sanitary accommodation is inadequate. These facilities enable people with complex care needs to take part in everyday activities such as travel, shopping, family days out or attending a sporting event.
This report provides analysis of responses from the Good College Governance Consultation.
Revised guidance for social landlords on the Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH), February 2019
The paper seeks views on a new approach to reform of intestate succession and on cohabitants' rights in intestacy. It also seeks views on a number of discrete succession issues
This consultation seeks to gather evidence on future arrangements for the application of EU environmental principles and for environmental governance in Scotland, in the event that the UK exits the EU.
An Online Discussion was held in June-August 2018 seeking views to help inform the development of an Environment Strategy for Scotland. This report presents the findings of an independent analysis of responses to the Online Discussion.
The adminstrative procedures for all agents for the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme.
Procedures to be followed for all after sale transactions related to shared equity properties.
The administrative procedures for the administering agents for the OMSE scheme
A 2016 report of the Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force (SRFPTF) recommended that an additional form of support should be provided to help those living in rural areas out of fuel poverty. The suggestion was that this should be based on intensive, client-centred and in-home support and tailored measures. This report evaluates a pilot designed to explore how this approach might be delivered through the Home Energy Scotland (HES) network.
Consulting on proposals to improve forensic medical services for victims of rape and sexual assault.
The State of the Economy report summarises recent developments in the global, UK and Scottish economies and provides an analysis of the performance of, and outlook for the Scottish economy.