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Section 70 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 - a guidance document for users of the section 70 process

Section 70 of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 - a guidance document for users of the section 70 process

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

ISBN: 9781788515023

The guidance outlines the process whereby any interested party can make a complaint to Scottish Ministers where they believe that a responsible body has failed to carry out a duty that they are required to carry out under an education related enactment.

Executive Summary

The guidance on Section 70 complaints to Scottish Ministers is intended to provide support to those who are considering or who have made a section 70 complaint.

The guidance sets out in detail what can be considered within a section 70 complaint, what cannot be considered and in those circumstances how a complaint relating to certain matters may be made. The guidance is also intended to provide information on the way in which complaints are considered and provide advice and guidance on how to make a complaint.