Consultation Hub

The Scottish Government wants to make it as easy as possible for those who wish to express their opinions on a proposed area of work to do so in ways which will inform and enhance that work.

You can view older Scottish Government consultations here, and view a list of archived consultations (pre-2004) here.

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We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We Asked

We asked for your views on the draft Registration of Independent Schools (Prescribed Person) (Scotland) Regulations 2017.

You Said

Thirteen responses were received, which were generally supportive of the Government's proposals.

We Did

All consultation responses have been published, along with a brief summary of key points raised.  The Scottish Government have taken into account consultees' views and no changes have been made to these regulations.  The regulations will be laid as drafted in the Scottish Parliament on 30th May 2017.

We Asked

We asked for your views on the Scottish Government's proposals for transposing the Medium Combustion Plant Directive.

You Said

17 responses were received, which were generally supportive of the Government's proposals.

We Did

All consultation responses have been published, along with a brief summary of key points raised.  The Scottish Government and SEPA will take into account consultees' views during development of the transposing regulations and guidance.  Transposition is required to be completed by 19 December 2017.

We Asked

For your views on proposals to raise the planning fees maxima.

You Said

A total of 124 responses were received.  96 of these were from group resppondents and the remaining 28 from individuals.

We Did

THe Scottish Government published an analysis of the responses to the consultation on 25 April 2017.  The responses recieved will help shape the Scottish Government's plans for planning fees.