Document reporting on the conclusions reached after a strategic review of the community learning and development (CLD) agency, Learning Connections and recommendations for the future development of CLD policy in Scotland.
This document sets out a new framework for local partnerships on alcohol and drugs. It aims to ensure that all bodies involved in tackling alcohol and drugs problems are clear about their responsibilities and their relationships with each other; and to focus activity on the identification, pursuit and achievement of agreed, shared outcomes.
This is the report of the Alcohol and Drugs Delivery Reform Group. In January 2008 the Delivery Reform Group to improve alcohol and drug delivery arrangements and ensure better outcomes for service users was established by the Scottish Government. Members were invited from the Scottish Advisory Committee on Drug Misuse (SACDM) and the Scottish Ministerial Advisory Committee on Alcohol Problems (SMACAP).
Report by the Scottish Fuel Poverty Forum outlining a strategy to make the most effective use of existing resources to help achieve the Scottish Government's target of eliminating fuel poverty "as far as is reasonably practicable by 2016".
Report considering the nature of low pay and job segregation between men and women. It looks at who disadvantaged women are and the impact their different backgrounds and experiences might have on their employment prospects.
The Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 extended the duties of local authorities toward homeless people in Scotland, while also recognising that Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) had an increasing role to play in providing housing for statutorily homeless households. A growing body of evidence suggests the use of Section 5 differs across Scotland and that its use may be less than had originally been anticipated. There also seems to be confusion regarding the purpose and scope of the requirements.
This toolkit is intended to provide guidance to Alcohol and Drugs Partnership (ADP) in operating in an outcomes based environment and to support working relationships with local partners and service providers. This toolkit is intended to assist ADPs to identify local priority outcomes relating to alcohol and drugs.
Document containing the UK Government's response to the fourth report of the Work and Pensions Select Committee : child support reform.
Provides an update on progress of the Government strategy 'Lifetime Homes, Lifetime Neighbourhoods' and outlines the next steps on delivery. It includes outlines of the roles of the different partners in delivery.
Document assessing the economic impact of the recommendations of the National Dementia Strategy for England.