Open Calls for Views

  • Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill: Financial Memorandum

    About the Bill The Bill is in two main parts. Part 1 deals with wildlife management. It introduces four changes to the law: it makes it an offence to use or buy a glue trap that could be used to catch an animal other than an invertebrate it introduces a licensing scheme for the use of specific traps to catch wild birds and animals, which will require people to complete an approved training course it introduces a licensing scheme for killing certain... More
    Opened 31 March 2023
  • Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill - your views

    Background Since December 2015, there have been several calls to change the regulation of legal services. These came from the legal sector, consumer organisations and other public bodies. In response, the Scottish Government commissioned the Roberton Review to look at reforming the regulation of legal services in Scotland. A further consultation from the Scottish Government concluded that, rather than follow the principal recommendation of the Roberton Review, which would have... More
    Opened today
  • Recovery of NHS dentistry services

    The COVID-19 Recovery Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the recovery of NHS dentistry services. The inquiry will track progress on the aims set out in the NHS Recovery Plan 2021-2026 . This includes a commitment to return NHS dentistry services to pre-pandemic levels. We would like to hear from dentists who provide NHS services. This survey will run from Friday, 5 May until Wednesday, 31 May. The purpose of the survey is to understand... More
    Opened 5 May 2023
  • Bankruptcy and Diligence (Scotland) Bill

    A new Bill aims to change the laws around bankruptcy in Scotland – the Bankruptcy and Diligence Bill. The Economy and Fair Work Committee in the Scottish Parliament wants to know what you think about the proposed changes. The Committee particularly wants to hear from people with experience of severe financial difficulties. If you have lived experience of these issues, your views will be important in shaping how the Bill is scrutinised. Some of the changes include: ... More
    Opened 25 May 2023
  • Royal Mail service changes - your views

    The Economy and Fair Work Committee want to know what you think about proposed Royal Mail service changes, and the impact of recent strikes. The Committee is interested in hearing from businesses and communities, particularly rural communities. We have invited Royal Mail to give evidence before the end of June. Your views will inform that session, and the questions we ask. Key questions How important is the current six-day Royal Mail service for letters to your business and/or... More
    Opened 9 May 2023
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