National Government Links
Links in category: National Government
- Accounts Commission
Responsible for ensuring the probity and integrity of local authorities and other public sector bodies.
- Audit Scotland
The duty of the Auditor General and the Accounts Commission is to check that public money is spent properly, efficiently and effectively. Audit Scotland provides the Auditor General and the Accounts Commission with the services they need to carry out their duties.
- Boundary Commission for Scotland
The body responsible for reviewing constituency boundaries in Scotland.
- Care Inspectorate (SCSWIS)
SCSWIS is an indpendent organisation funded by the Scottish Government but operate to scrutinise and improve care and social work services for the benefit of the people who use them. (The formal name of this organisation is Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCSWIS).
- Data Protection Commissioner
UK Office of DP Commissioner
- Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
Works for the essentials of life - food, air, land, water, people, animals and plants. Its remit is the pursuit of sustainable development - weaving together economic, social and environmental concerns.
- Department for Work and Pensions
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) promotes opportunity and independence for all, helps individuals achieve their potential through employment and works to end poverty in all its forms.
- Domestic Abuse Scotland
Domestic Abuse, there's no excuse
Website of the UK government for its citizens, providing information and online services for the public all in one place.
- Greener Scotland
Greener Scotland is your one-stop website for greener living. This site combines a wide range of information and a heap of resources to help everyone in the country go greener together.
- Improvement Service
Supporting Scottish Local Government and its partners to deliver better outcomes for communities
- Information Commissioner's Office
The Information Commissioner is an independent official appointed by the Crown to oversee the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Information on Scotland's Campaigns from the Scottish Government
- National Assistance Act 1948
An Act to terminate the existing poor law and to provide in lieu thereof for the assistance of persons in need by the National Assistance Board and by local authorities; to make further provision for the welfare of disabled, sick, aged and other persons and for regulating homes for disabled and aged persons and charities for disabled persons; to amend the law relating to non-contributory old age pensions; to make provision as to the burial or cremation of deceased persons; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid
- Play Talk Read
The national campaign encourages parents and carers to play, talk and read MORE with their children during their early years (0-3).
- Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme
The Scottish Government's membership scheme that replaces and improves upon the current disclosure arrangements for people who work with vulnerable groups.
- Public Contracts Scotland
This portal gives free access to contract opportunities in Scotland.
- Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer
Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer
- Ready Scotland
Scottish Government portal providing Information on preparing for an emergency
- Scottish Families Information Service
Providing free, impartial information for families.
- Scottish Government
The Scottish Government is the devolved government for Scotland.
- Scottish Government - Building Standards
The Scottish Government's Building Standards website.
- Scottish Government Joint Future Unit
The Joint Future Unit is a small team responsible for promoting joint working between local authorities, NHSScotland and other organisations in order to provide better community care services.
- Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation
Details of SIMD across 7 domains and all LAs in Scotland
- Scottish Parliament
Official website of the Scottish Parliament, whose founding principles are openness, accountability, the sharing of power and equal opportunities.
- Step Forward Scotland
Step Forward Scotland is a new initiative from the Scottish Government, the European Social Fund and Skills Development Scotland that is committed to helping Scottish businesses and young people aged between 16 and 19. Helpline Tel: 0800 783 6000.
- Surveillance Commissioner
Surviellance Commissioner is responsible for the proper use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act.
- The Electoral Commission
An independent body aiming to increase public confidence in the democratic process within the United Kingdom - and encourage people to take part - by modernising the electoral process, promoting public awareness of electoral matters, and regulating political parties.
- The Scottish Parliament
The Scottish Parliament is made up of 129 MSPs (Members of the Scottish Parliament). It passes laws and scrutinises the work and policies of the Scottish Executive.
- Transport Scotland
The national transport agency for Scotland, whose purpose is to help deliver the Scottish Executive's vision for transport, making a real difference for people and businesses using the national rail and road networks.
- UK Legislation
Search the UK legislation pages
- United Kingdom Parliament
Parliament has three main functions: to examine proposals for new laws; to scrutinise government policy and administration; to debate the major issues of the day.
- Universal Credit - GOV.UK
Universal Credit - GOV.UK
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