National Records of Scotland

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Friday, 12 Apr 2013

In April 2013 the first records management plan from a named public authority was submitted under the Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011.

Thursday, 21 Mar 2013

The latest results from the 2011 Census in Scotland show that, for the first time ever, there were more single person households than any other household size.

Thursday, 14 Mar 2013

Provisional figures for births, deaths, adoptions, marriages and civil partnerships registered during 2012 are published today by the National Records of Scotland.

Thursday, 28 Feb 2013

The number of people registered to vote in elections in Scotland continued to rise, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland.

Monday, 21 Jan 2013

The Hogmanay bells not only celebrated the New Year but the coming into force of The Public Records (Scotland) Act 2011 (the Act) on 1 Jan 2013. The first new public records legislation for more than 70 years sets out a scheme for improving record-keeping across the Scottish public sector.

Thursday, 20 Dec 2012

Jack and Sophie were the most popular baby names in 2012, National Records of Scotland announced today.

Monday, 17 Dec 2012

The first results from the 2011 Census confirm that Scotland’s population is now at its highest ever level.


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