Publication scheme

This publication scheme organises our published information under nine classes.

In using these nine classes we are following the Scottish Information Commissioner’s model Publication Scheme and applying its guidance.

If you have any questions, queries or suggestions about how to improve our published information or this guide, please email our Information Governance Team at

If what you are looking for is not here then you can make a request for information.

Class 1: About the authority

Information about the authority, who we are, where to find us, how to contact us, how we are managed and our external relations.

General information about the authority:

How the authority is run:

    Corporate planning:

    External relations:

    Class 2: How we deliver our functions and services

    Information about our work, our strategy and policies for delivering functions and services and information for our service users.



    Class 3: How we take decisions and what we have decided

    Information about the decisions we take, how we make decisions and how we involve others.


    • Decisions taken by the organisation: agendas, reports and papers provided for consideration and minutes of Board (or equivalent) meetings: Published from 11 November 2019 onwards
    • Public consultation and engagement strategies: No information held in this class
    • Reports of regulatory inspections, audits and investigations carried out by the authority: No information held in this class
    • Environmental Impact Assessment Reports undertaken in compliance with the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 - No information held in this class

    Class 4: What we spend and how we spend it

    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).

    Financial statements required by statute e.g., sections 31 and 33 of the Public Service Reform (Scotland) Act 2010, if applicable to the authority:

    Class 5: How we manage our human, physical and information resources

    Information about how we manage the human, physical and information resources of the authority.

    Human resources:

    Physical resources:

    Information resources:

    Class 7: How we are performing

    Information about how we perform as an organisation, and how well we deliver our functions and services.

    External reports e.g., annual report, performance statements required by statute (e.g., section 32 of the Public Service Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 if applicable: No information held in this class

    Performance indicators and performance against them:

    Class 8: Our commercial publications

    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.

    No information collected in this class.

    Class 9: Our open data

    Open data made available by the authority as described by the Scottish Government’s Open Data Resource Pack and available under an open licence.

    The authority’s open data publication plan:

    Open data sets and their metadata, or links to where they are accessible:

    No information collected in this class.