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Consultation responses

It is important that SCLD contributes to national conversations which have an impact on people with learning disabilities in Scotland – engaging with consultation opportunities is a big part of that.  In this section of the site, we’ll be sharing links to our latest responses.

June 2019:

Children’s Services Planning: Provision of Statutory Guidance

May 2019:

Social Security: A consultation on Disability Assistance in Scotland

Equally Safe : A consultation on legislation to improve forensic medical services for victims of rape and sexual assault

March 2019:

Improving Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC) for victims at high risk of domestic abuse

February 2019:

Consultation on amending Scottish Hate Crime Legislation 

January 2019:

Consultation on Clinical Pathways and Guidance for Healthcare Professionals Working to Support Adults who Present Having Experienced Rape or Sexual Assault in Scotland

November 2018:

Consultation on the Review of section 12 of the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937 and section 42 of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009

September 2018:

Consultation on the Review of Part 1 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 and creation of a Family Justice Modernisation Strategy

Consultation on the Supporting Disabled Children, Young People and their Families Resource

August 2018:

Consultation on Increasing the Employment of Disabled People in the Public Sector

June 2018:

Consultation on the Early Years Assistance (Best Start Grant) Regulations 2018

Consultation on Establishing a Statutory Appropriate Adult Service in Scotland 

April 2018:

Consultation on A Connected Scotland: Tackling social isolation and loneliness and building stronger social connections

Consultation on Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014: Draft Regulations Making Provision in Relation to Social Security Appeals

Consultation on Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000: Proposals for Reform

March 2018:

Consultation on Electoral Reform

February 2018:

Consultation on Excellence and Equity for All: Guidance on the Presumption of Mainstreaming

August 2017:

Scotland’s Strategy for the Learning Provision for Children and Young People with Complex Additional Support Needs 2017-2026

Social Security Bill Call for Views

 Equally Safe consultation: Draft Delivery Plan 2017-21

July 2017:

Feasibility Study into the Extension of Free Personal Care to the under 65’s

May 2017:

Response to the Hate Crime Review Questionnaire

March 2017:

Response to the National Health and Social Care Workforce Planning Discussion Document

February 2017:

Response to Improving Lives: the Work, Health and Disability Green Paper

January 2017:

National Health and Social Care Standards

October 2016:

Social security in Scotland

July 2016:

British Institute of Human Rights: Call for Evidence

June 2016:

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

Healthier Scotland