Open Calls for Views

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  • Housing (Scotland) Bill Call for Views

    We want to hear from you The Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee and Social Justice and Social Security Committee are seeking views on the Housing (Scotland) Bill. The Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee is the lead committee for the Bill, but the Social Justice and Social Security Committee will consider Part 5 (making provision about homelessness prevention) and Part 6 (insofar as it relates to fuel poverty) as these matters fall within its remit. ... More
    Opened 19 April 2024
  • How do the Scottish Government's capital spending plans affect you?

    Every year the Scottish Parliament looks at the Scottish Government’s spending plans and how it raises taxes. Ahead of the next Budget, the Equalities, Civil Justice and Human Rights Committee has chosen to look at: transparency in Scottish Government capital funding decision-making the impact of capital spending on the wellbeing and equality of citizens Why are we running a survey? We would like to hear people's views on how decisions about capital... More
    Opened 9 April 2024
  • Call for Views on the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill

    The Scottish Parliament’s Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee is seeking your views on the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill. About the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill The Bill was introduced by the Scottish Government on 13 March. It covers: land reform – there are various provisions imposing requirements in relation to owners of larger estates and the transfer of larger estates; lease for environmental purposes – the Bill requires the Scottish Government to publish a... More
    Opened 4 April 2024
  • Disability Commissioner (Scotland) Bill

    The Disability Commissioner (Scotland) Bill has been introduced by Jeremy Balfour MSP to establish a Disability Commissioner for Scotland. The Bill is a Member's Bill. Find out more about its development and read the responses to the Member's consultation . The Commissioner's primary purpose will be to promote and safeguard the rights of disabled people. The Commissioner would be expected to: advocate for disabled people at a national level, promoting awareness and... More
    Opened 28 March 2024
  • Disability Commissioner (Scotland) Bill Call for Views in British Sign Language (BSL)

    The Scottish Parliament’s Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee wants to know your views on the Disability Commissioner (Scotland) Bill. The Bill was introduced into the Scottish Parliament as a Member’s Bill by Jeremy Balfour MSP on Thursday 8 February 2024. The Committee invites you to submit your views on the provisions of the Bill. The Bill and its accompanying documents are available on the Scottish Parliament’s website . What the Bill... More
    Opened 28 March 2024
  • Disability Commissioner (Scotland) Bill: Financial Memorandum

    About the Bill The Bill will establish a Disability Commissioner for Scotland, whose primary purpose will be to promote and safeguard the rights of disabled people. The Commissioner will be appointed by and accountable to the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body but will be independent from Government. Current Status of the Bill This Bill was introduced in the Scottish Parliament by Jeremy Balfour MSP on 8 February 2024. Read and find out more about the Bill: ... More
    Opened 28 March 2024
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