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About this site

This is the first version of our new website. It aims to explain how we work, what we are doing and how we are performing, in a simple and intuitive way.

This is a 'beta' or test version released for user testing and feedback. The website:

  • should make our work easier to understand
  • contains less information presented in a simpler, more consistent way
  • has been optimised to work well on desktops, tablets and mobile phones

We're still working on it and will be releasing content in phases so please don't rely on the site being fully comprehensive. If you can't find what you're looking for then try our current site:


As we move content from to we will be archiving historic material. See archived versions of


You can provide feedback about this website by using the 'Was this helpful?' option which can be found at the bottom of each page.

We don't respond to individual comments so please do not enter any personal information.

If you have a question or wish to get in touch with the Scottish Government see the contact information section.

Beta content follows the same rules for accessibility, cookies and privacy as the existing site.