Summary: Sexual Orientation and Local Government
The Scottish Government currently does not have information on the position of gay, lesbian and bisexual (LGB) people in local government.
A Public Appointment is an appointment to the board of any of the public bodies across Scotland - either as a member, or as the chair. The board's role is to provide leadership, direction and guidance, it is not involved in the day-to-day running of the public body.
- In the public appointments rounds for 2015, 4.1% of applicants were LGB and 5% of appointments were to LGB people.
Source: Scottish Government's website for Public Appointments
Sexual Orientation Page
Local Government Page