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  • Cancer care: review of breast cancer quality performance indicators - engagement

    We welcome your views on the draft revised breast cancer quality performance indicator engagement document. Please refer to this document for full details of each quality performance indicator. Please provide comments on all individual quality performance indicators (QPIs)... More
    Opened 26 October 2022
  • Cancer care: review of testicular cancer quality performance indicators

    We welcome your views on the draft revised testicular cancer quality performance indicator engagement document. Please refer to this document for full details of each quality performance indicator. Please provide comments on all individual quality performance indicators... More
    Opened 26 October 2022
  • NHSScotland 'Once for Scotland' workforce policies - Supporting the Work-Life Balance consultation

    The 'Once for Scotland' Workforce Policies Programme is designed to review and transform existing workforce policies (previously known as Partnership Information Network (PIN) Policies) in line with our vision: "Once for Scotland' workforce policies will promote NHSScotland as a modern,... More
    Opened 26 October 2022
  • National Discussion on Scottish Education: child rights and inclusion focus groups

    These focus groups are a chance for Scotland’s leading child rights and inclusion organisations to share the kinds of key educational issues that affect the children and young people they support with the national discussion’s co-facilitators. Please use this form to tell us which... More
    Opened 6 October 2022
  • A national conversation to inform a new Dementia Strategy

    We want a national conversation with everyone interested in what a new Dementia Strategy for Scotland should look like. To help inform your response, we have put together a short discusssion paper . Please read this before responding. We have also created an audio... More
    Opened 30 September 2022
  • Developing a Scottish tax to replace the UK Aggregates Levy

    Aggregates make an important contribution to Scotland’s economy, providing materials for housing, construction, road-building and other uses, and supporting employment, including in rural and remote areas of the country. Aggregates are also required as construction materials to support the... More
    Opened 26 September 2022
  • Discussion guide for adults

    Click the resources below to download the relevant guides. The online feedback form is now closed for new responses. Please email nationaldiscussiononeducation@gov.scot with any questions. Discussion guide for adults - PowerPoint Discussion guide for adults - Pdf ... More
    Opened 20 September 2022
  • Discussion guide for young adults

    Click the resources below to download the relevant guides. The online feedback form is now closed for new responses. Please email nationaldiscussiononeducation@gov.scot with any questions. Discussion guide for young adults - PowerPoint Discussion guide for young adults... More
    Opened 20 September 2022
  • Discussion guide for children and young people

    Click the resources below to download the relevant guides. The online feedback form is now closed for new responses. Please email nationaldiscussiononeducation@gov.scot with any questions. Discussion guide for children and young people - PowerPoint Discussion guide for... More
    Opened 20 September 2022
  • Discussion guide for young children

    Click the resources below to download the relevant guides. The online feedback form is now closed for new responses. Please email nationaldiscussiononeducation@gov.scot with any questions. Discussion guide for young children - not compatible with screen readers - PowerPoint ... More
    Opened 20 September 2022
  • More information

    Further information and background to the National Discussion and other education reform processes. Our qualifications and assessment systems are being reviewed and our education bodies are being replaced. Now is the right time to reflect on what works well, what we have learned about... More
    Opened 20 September 2022
  • Group discussion guides

    Use these dedicated discussion guides for teachers, parents/carers, youth workers and others to hold group discussions with children and young people. This will enable them to think creatively about the vision for the Scottish education system. The online feedback form is now... More
    Opened 20 September 2022
  • National Discussion on Scottish Education survey - now closed

    The time has come for a new national discussion on education, one which will give everyone the chance to have their voice heard. We’re inviting everyone who has an interest in the future of our education system: children and young people, parents and carers, practitioners, and those in the... More
    Opened 20 September 2022
  • Who should get involved and why?

    If you haven’t given your view on education in the past, you are exactly who we want to hear from. We want learners to be at the centre of our discussion and in particular we want to hear from people who do not normally have their voices heard in the education system. In his... More
    Opened 20 September 2022
  • Who is running the National Discussion?

    The National Discussion is being co-convened by the Scottish Government and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (CoSLA). We have appointed two independent facilitators, Professor Carol Campbell and Professor Alma Harris, to help shape the National Discussion. Watch the... More
    Opened 20 September 2022
  • Discussion guide for parents and carers

    Click the resources below to download the relevant guides. The online feedback form is now closed for new responses. Please email nationaldiscussiononeducation@gov.scot with any questions. Discussion guide for parents and carers - PowerPoint Discussion guide for parents and... More
    Opened 20 September 2022
  • Let's Talk Scottish Education - feedback from group discussions

    Your activities will help prepare your group to answer the national discussion's consultation questions. This web form is the easiest and most thorough way for one person to feedback the points raised by their group's discussion. The form also offers you the chance to upload anything that... More
    Opened 20 September 2022
  • Delivering our Vision for Scottish Agriculture. Proposals for a new Agriculture Bill

    The Scottish Government is committed to realising our Vision for Agriculture and transforming how we support farming and food production in Scotland to become a global leader in sustainable and regenerative agriculture. Recent years have seen a series of global shocks that have had,... More
    Opened 29 August 2022
  • Gaelic and Scots and Scottish Languages Bill: Scottish Government commitments

    This consultation has been extended. The Scottish Government has made a number of commitments to the Gaelic and Scots languages. Among these there are four key commitments which can be regarded as particularly significant with the other commitments falling under these broad... More
    Opened 24 August 2022
  • Planning with People: Community engagement and participation guidance - service user questionnaire

    Did you know that people living in Scotland have the right to get involved in the design and delivery of new health or social care services, and to comment on changes to existing services? When it comes to designing or making changes to these services, it is important that NHS Boards,... More
    Opened 24 August 2022
  • Dialogue challenge: Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan

    The way we use and generate energy will continue to transform in the coming years, affecting our jobs, the way we live and the way we do business. This transformation can be an opportunity to build a wealthier, healthier and fairer Scotland, as well as helping us to meet our ambitious commitments... More
    Opened 23 August 2022
  • Devolved aspects of the review of the Scheme that provides relief to energy-intensive industries for a proportion of the costs of funding renewable energy generation, that includes the Renewables Obligation (Scotland)

    This consultation enables the Scottish Government to fulfil its obligation, in parallel with the UK Government which is seeking views on the exemption scheme that provides relief to energy-intensive industries (EII) for a proportion of the indirect costs of funding renewable electricity... More
    Opened 22 August 2022
  • Scotland’s statutory debt solutions and diligence: policy review response

    The Scottish Government committed to a policy review of both formal debt recovery mechanisms (known as diligence) and the statutory debt solutions (moratorium protection, bankruptcy, Protected Trust Deeds and the Debt Arrangement Scheme) with the aim of further enhancing and improving our... More
    Opened 12 August 2022
  • Salmon fishing: proposed river gradings for 2023 season

    We are seeking views on the proposed river gradings for the 2023 fishing season, which have been calculated from the annual assessment of the conservation status of wild Atlantic salmon populations in rivers across Scotland. Additionally, we are seeking views on proposals for... More
    Opened 10 August 2022
  • Scotland's social security system: Enhanced Administration and Compensation Recovery - consultation

    This consultation seeks views on a number of proposed changes which have been identified as desirable since the passage of prior primary legislation, principally the Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 (the ‘2018 Act’). The Scottish system of social security is founded on... More
    Opened 4 August 2022
  • Fiscal framework review - stakeholder call for evidence

    Overview This call for evidence is seeking views on the design and operation of the Block Grant Adjustment mechanisms which form part of the Scottish Fiscal Framework. In particular, views are sought on how the Block Grant Adjustments allocate risk and deliver on... More
    Opened 29 July 2022
  • New build heat standard consultation: part II

    We are developing regulations which will, from 1 April 2024, prohibit the use of direct emissions heating systems in new buildings: both domestic and non-domestic. We are now in a position to provide further details on our intention to regulate heating systems in new buildings,... More
    Opened 28 July 2022
  • Consultation on changes to the Parole Board (Scotland) Rules 2001

    The procedure under which the Parole Board considers cases is determined by the Parole Board (Scotland) Rules 2001, as amended (“the 2001 rules”). The Scottish Government is committed to modernising and simplifying the 2001 rules. These are now some 20 years old and in need of... More
    Opened 20 July 2022
  • A new Suicide Prevention Strategy for Scotland

    The Scottish Government and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) will publish a new Suicide prevention Strategy and Action Plan in September 2022. This will replace the current Suicide Prevention Action Plan: Every Life Matters which was published in 2018. Every Life... More
    Opened 13 July 2022
  • Herring in the Firth of Clyde - setting the total allowable catch for 2022

    This consultation relates to the 2022 Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for herring in the Firth of Clyde. Marine Scotland is carrying out this consultation on behalf of the UK Fisheries Administrations, to seek views on the level of the 2022 TAC, to permit the allocation of Clyde... More
    Opened 13 July 2022
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