Human Rights Bill consultation - questions and answers: easy read version

The easy read version of the independent analysis of responses to the consultation on A Human Rights Bill for Scotland.

The right to a healthy environment

This part is about the right to a healthy environment.

Environment means the things around us, like:

  • the places where we live and work
  • the places we like to visit
  • the air we breathe
  • the water around us

What people told us about the right to a healthy environment

Most people agreed that this should be a human right in Scotland.

People also said they wanted to make sure these things were included in the right:

  • healthy and safe food
  • clean water
  • good ways of dealing with our waste water



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