SCRA’s Model Publication Scheme
We publish information that we hold within the following classes. Once information is published under a class we will continue to make it available for the current and previous two financial years.
Where information has been updated or superseded, only the current version will be available. If you would like to see previous versions, you may make a request to us for that information.
Classes of Information
2. How SCRA delivers its functions and services
3. How SCRA takes decisions and what it has decided
4. What SCRA spends and how it spends it
5. How SCRA manages its human, physical and information resources
6. How SCRA procures goods and services from external providers
7. How SCRA is performing
8. Our commercial publications
Information about SCRA, who we are, where to find us, how to contact us, how we are managed and our external relations. Below is the information we publish under this class and how to access it.
General information about SCRA:
Our Vision: What we want the world to be like for children and young people of Scotland? “Our vision is that vulnerable children and young people in Scotland are safe, protected and offered positive futures.”
See Our vision and values page.
Contact details for SCRA’s Head Office and local offices, opening hours, dates of any closures for public holidays etc – available in the Contact Us section
Organisational structure (our committees and meetings) – available in About SCRA.
Our customer commitment – see Our Customer Commitment (contained within Our Vision section).
Equality and diversity – available in the Equality and Diversity section.
Complaints policy and procedures – available in Complaints section.
Responses to Consultations and Parliamentary calls for evidence – available in Consultations and Evidence section
Publication Scheme, guide to information and charging policy – see SCRA’s guide to information.
How SCRA is run:
Information on Board Members, Code of Conduct and Register of Interests – available in the section called ‘Our Board‘.
Details of Board Members remuneration – available in the Annual Report section.
Information on Senior Managers, salaries and responsibilities – available in the section called ‘Our Senior Management‘.
Scheme of Budgetary Delegation – see delegated authority document.
Corporate Plan – SCRA’s Corporate Plan 2017-20 is available here.
SCRA’s Corporate Parenting Plan can be viewed here.
Working in Partnership – available in Partnership Working section.
Agreements with partner organisations:
Information about our work, our strategy and policies for delivering functions and services and information for our service users. Below is the information we publish in this class and how to access it.
SCRA’s functions – available in About SCRA
Partner e-newsletter – available in e-News.
Victim Information Service – available in Victim Information section
Information for children – available in Children section
Information for young people – available in Young People section
Information for parents and carers – available in Information for Parents and Carers section
Information for professionals – available in Information for Professionals section
Information leaflets for children, young people, parents and carers – available in the Information Materials section.
Translated information leaflets for children, young people , parents and carers – available in translated information leaflets section.
Facts sheets – available in the Resources section.
Information about the decisions we take, how we make decisions and how we involve others. Below is the information we publish under this class and how to access it.
Practice Direction – available in Role of the Reporter section.
Details of Board meetings, agendas, minutes and papers – available in the Board Meeting Papers section.
Details of senior management meetings, agendas, minutes and papers – available in the Senior Management Meeting Papers section.
National Partnership Forum agendas, minutes and papers available in Committees section.
Internal and external audits – Audit Committee minutes, agendas and papers, subject to any relevant exemptions, are currently available in hard copy on request. Agendas from the May 2015 Audit Committee meeting onwards are available in the Committees section. Please note, this committee is now called Audit and Risk Committee.
Information about our strategy for, and management of, financial resources (in sufficient detail to explain how we plan to spend public money and what has actually been spent.) Below is the information we publish under this class and how to access it.
What we spend:
Annual Accounts – available in Annual Reports section.
Remuneration Committee – copies of minutes and papers of the Remuneration Committee meetings can be requested by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org
Information about how we manage the human, physical and information resources in SCRA. Below is the information we publish in this class and how to access it.
Annual Holidays – see Annual Leave Policy
Performance Appraisal Scheme – see Information on SCRA’s appraisal scheme
Dignity at Work Policy and Procedures – see Dignity at Work Policy
Guidelines for Managers when inducting new staff – see Induction Guidelines for Managers
Information Governance Leads – agendas, minutes, and papers are available in the Information Governance Leads section. Those from meetings before 2015 are available on request.
Fraud Protection – see Fraud Protection Policy
Risk Management – see Risk Management Policy
Information about how we procure goods and services, and our contracts with external providers. Below is the information we publish under this class and how to access it:
In addition we have our Annual Procurement report 2017-18 which can be viewed here.
SCRA advertises contracts above £50k on Public Contracts Scotland – visit the Public Contracts Scotland website and select ‘Contract Awards’ to access details. The full notice for each award provides the contact details of the suppliers who have been awarded the contract or framework agreement.
SCRA also uses many of the Scottish Government Category A and B contracts and frameworks – details can be found using this link.
The Scottish Government provides a step by step guide to the procurement process to help suppliers – this is known as the Supplier Journey.
SCRA standard terms and conditions of contract – available in Procurement.
Information about how SCRA performs as an organisation, and how well it delivers its functions and services. Below is the information we publish under this class and how to access it:
Annual Reports – available in the Annual Reports section
Organisational Performance Reports – available in the Facts and Figures section
Equalities – Mainstreaming Equality Reports, Equalities Outcomes progress and statistics – available in the Equality and Diversity section
Annual Report for Young People (published February 2020)
Information packaged and made available for sale on a commercial basis and sold at market value through a retail outlet e.g. bookshop, museum or research journal.
The information we publish under this class: SCRA holds no information under this class.
The open data we make available as described by the Scottish Government’s Open Data Strategy and Resource Pack, available under an open licence – No information currently held under this class. Please note that official statistics are available in the Official Statistics section and organisational performance reports are available in the Facts & Figures section.