Responses to external consultations

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Title Month Download
Consultation on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Act 2024 May 2024 PDF
Consultation on the Draft Guidance and General Determination for Teacher Qualification in Further Education April 2024 PDF
Islands Connectivity Plan: Strategic Approach and Vessels and Ports Plan – Consultation April 2024 PDF
Learning Disabilities, Autism and Neurodivergence Bill Consultation April 2024 PDF
Managing the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site April 2024 PDF
Review of the Memorandum on Entry Requirements to Programmes of Initial Teacher Education in Scotland March 2024 PDF
Scottish Languages Bill – Consultation March 2024 PDF
UK Government Consultation on the 2003 UNESCO Convention for Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage March 2024 PDF
Clyde & Hebrides Ferry Services Contract Consultation March 2024 PDF
Financial Memorandum of the Scottish Languages Bill March 2024 PDF
Wellbeing and Sustainable Development (Scotland) Bill Consultation February 2024 PDF
Democracy Matters Consultation February 2024 PDF
Care Inspectorate Consultation on the Quality Framework for ELC January 2024 PDF
Views on Additional Support Learning in Scotland December 2023 PDF
Statutory Consultation Proposal – West Area of Cumbernauld December 2023 PDF
Consultation on Provisions of the Education Bill December 2023 PDF
Glasgow City Centre Strategy 2024 – 2030 November 2023 PDF
Outline Strategic Plan for Holyrood Park November 2023 PDF
Bòrd na Gàidhlig’s Response on the Highland Council Consultation on GME Catchment November 2023 PDF
Delivery of relationships, sexual health and parenthood (RSHP) education in Scottish schools – draft statutory guidance November 2023 PDF
Corporate Strategy 2024-27 – Comhairle nan Eilean Siar October 2023 PDF
Healthcare in Remote and Rural Areas October 2023 PDF
National Islands Plan review: Consultation October 2023 PDF
A Human Rights Bill for Scotland September 2023 PDF
Hayward Review Report on Qualifications and Assessment September 2023 PDF
South of Scotland Responsible Tourism and Marketing Strategy 2023 September 2023 PDF
Proposed Land Ownership and Public Interest (Scotland) Bill September 2023 PDF
Budget Scrutiny 2024-25: Funding for Culture August 2023 PDF
Healthcare in Remote and Rural areas in Scotland August 2023 PDF
Glasgow’s Culture Strategy: A Rescope and Refresh July 2023 PDF
Effective community engagement in local development planning guidance : consultation July 2023 PDF
New National Parks Appraisal Framework July 2023 PDF
UHI Colleges Merger – Local Advisory Committees July 2023 PDF
Local living and 20 minute neighbourhoods: draft planning guidance – Consultation July 2023 PDF
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Draft Plan – Consultation July 2023 PDF
Council tax on second and empty homes / Non-domestic rates June 2023 PDF
National Event Strategy review and refresh June 2023 PDF
Place-based approaches to growing Gaelic and the economy – Paper for the Convention of the Highlands & Islands March 2023 PDF
National Outcomes Review 2023 May 2023 PDF
Rural and Islands College Merger proposal: consultation May 2023 PDF
Community Wealth Building Consultation April 2023 PDF
International Culture Strategy Consultation April 2023 PDF
Scottish Highly Protected Marine Areas (HPMAs) Consultation April 2023 PDF
Culture in Communities – Inquiry March 2023 PDF
Scottish Government Electoral Reform Consultation March 2023 PDF
Consultation on Gaelic Medium Education for Aberdeen City Council March 2023 PDF
Highlands & Islands Enterprise 5 Year Strategy Consultation – Follow up Survey March 2023 PDF
DCMS Committee to examine health and future of minority languages March 2023 PDF
Scottish Parliament Public Participation Inquiry February 2023 PDF
Consultation for Scotland’s New Historic Environment Strategy February 2022 PDF
The Charities (Regulation and Administration) (Scotland) Bill Consultation January 2022 PDF
Skills Delivery Independent Review December 2022 PDF
A National Conversation on a New Dementia Strategy December 2022 PDF
Scotland’s Census 2022 – Outputs Consultation December 2022 n/a
Briefing on Reforming Scottish Qualifications – Hayward Review November 2022 PDF
Let’s Talk Scottish Education Consultation November 2022 PDF
National Parks Commission – Stakeholder Consultation November 2022 PDF
Historical Environment Scotland – Responsible Tourism Framework November 2022 PDF
Consultation on Gaelic and Scots and Scottish Languages Bill November 2022 PDF
Inspection of early learning and childcare and school age childcare services in Scotland October 2022 PDF
Land Reform in a Net Zero Nation Consultation October 2022 PDF
UHI Rural and Islands College Merger Consultation October 2022 PDF
Establishment of a Gaelic Medium Primary Education at Thornliebank Primary School September 2022 PDF
West Dumbartonshire Council Draft Strategic Plan 2022-27 Consultation September 2022 PDF
South Lanarkshire Council – Economic Strategy 2022-2027 September 2022 PDF
Crofting Commission Policy Plan 2022 September 2022 PDF
Equality Evidence Strategy September 2022 PDF
A new Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy September 2022 PDF
COVID-19 Recovery Committee – Pre-Budget scrutiny August 2022 PDF
National Care Service (Scotland) Bill Consultation August 2022 PDF
A Modern and Sustainable Ferry Service for Scotland August 2022 PDF
Schools (Residential Outdoor Education) (Scotland) Bill Consultation July 2022 PDF
Budget scrutiny 2023-24: Funding for culture August 2022 PDF
Finance and Public Administration Committee Pre-Budget Scrutiny Call for Views August 2022 PDF
Communities Strategy for Scotland’s National Forest and Land – Draft for Consultation August 2022 PDF
Education – National Improvement Framework – Enhanced data collection for improvement July 2022 PDF
Seeking views on the National Lottery Community Fund in Scotland July 2022 PDF
Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Strategic Plan 2022-25 July 2022 PDF
Scottish Ambulance Service Draft 2030 Strategy June 2022 PDF
Inner Moray Firth Local Development Plan May 2022 PDF
University of Strathclyde – Further Education Teaching Programme May 2022 PDF
Gaelic Medium Primary Education Assessment – Glasgow City Council May 2022 PDF
Highland Council Consultation on GME Catchment Areas within for Plockton Associated School Group April 2022 PDF
Draft Remit For The Qualifications And Assessment Independent Review Group April 2022 PDF
National Performance Framework: Ambitions into Action April 2022 PDF
Scottish Government Impact Assessments on Back-to-School arrangements for March 2022 March 2022 PDF
Investing in Scotland’s Future – Resource Spending Review Framework March 2022 PDF
Scotland 2045 – fourth National Planning Framework – draft: consultation March 2022 PDF
PE 1922: Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to abandon the expansion of Gaelic. March 2022 PDF
Consultation on Glenurquhart GM School catchment area February 2022 PDF
The Scottish Attainment Challenge February 2022 PDF
Scottish Land Rights and Responsibilities January 2022 PDF
Response to Full Assessment on the Provision of Gaelic Medium Primary Education in East Renfrewshire January 2022 PDF
Scottish Government Impact Assessments on Back to School arrangements for January 2022 January 2022 PDF
Finance & Public Admin Committee call for views on Framework for the Resource Spending Review January 2022 PDF
General Teaching Council of Scotland Registration Rules Consultation January 2022 PDF
National Planning Framework (NPF4) – Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee Consultation December 2021 PDF
Inverness One City, One Vision December 2021 PDF
National Transport Strategy 2 Delivery Plan – Impact Assessments Consultation December 2021 PDF
Education Reform Consultation December 2021 PDF
Cairngorms National Park Partnership Plan Consultation December 2021 PDF
A National Care Service for Scotland November 2021 PDF
Licensing of Short Term Lets Consultation October 2021 PDF
Inquiry into the Scottish Government’s international work October 2021 PDF
Islands Bond Consultation by Scottish Government October 2021 PDF
Proposed Catchment Zones for Gaelic-medium Provision in Aberdeen City October 2021 PDF
Edinburgh Economic Strategy October 2021 PDF
Response on the Highland Council Consultation on GME Catchment Area for Acharacle October 2021 PDF
Setting up the Scottish COVID-19 Public Inquiry September 2021 PDF
Draft Corporate Strategy – Comhairle nan Eilean Siar September 2021 PDF
Funding for Culture September 2021 PDF
10 year National Strategy for Economic Transformation Consultation August 2021 PDF
Highland Council Consultation on GME Catchment Area for Newtonmore August 2021 PDF
Scotland’s public finances in 2022-23 and the impact of Covid August 2021 PDF
Reform of the SQA and Education Scotland July 2021 PDF
Impact Assessment on Back to School Arrangements for August 2021 July 2021 PDF
Edinburgh and South East Scotland (ESES) Regional Prosperity Framework July 2021 PDF
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service July 2021 PDF
University of the Highlands and Islands Further Education Teaching Programme June 2021 PDF
Local Place Plan Regulations June 2021 PDF
Impact on Islands Communities of Free Bus Travel for Young People Under 22: Transport Scotland June 2021 PDF
A Consultation on the Digital Strategy for Scotland December 2020 PDF
OCED Curriculum Review December 2020 PDF
Island Communities Impact Assessment November 2020 PDF
The Future of the Land Court and the Lands Tribunal October 2020 PDF
United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill October 2020 PDF
Green Recovery August 2020 PDF
Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill July 2020 PDF
Policy Proposal for Section 9 Review of Decisions – Islands (Scotland) Act 2018 July 2020 PDF
Impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s Culture and Tourism Sectors July 2020 PDF
The AI of The Possible: Developing Scotland’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy May 2020 PDF
Strategic Review of Irish –Scottish Relations March 2020 PDF
Gaelic Medium Catchment Area for Mount Pleasant Primary School August 2019 PDF
Uig (Isle of Skye) Primary School August 2019 PDF
National Islands Plan and Island Communities Impact Assessments July 2019 PDF (Gaelic only)