Consultation Process and Profile of Responses
This document provides a report on the main issues arising from written responses to the Consultation on Mobile Traders Food Hygiene National Standards.
The consultation process started on 27 July 2015 and closed on 19 October 2015, although some leeway was afforded to a small number of stakeholders who requested more time to respond.
The consultation document and individual responses are available at:
Consultation document: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/07/8388
Consultation responses: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/12/7336
We would thank all who responded to the consultation.
A total of 18 consultation responses were received. The 18 respondents were assigned to one of 4 broad interest groups, for which the underlying classification logic is provided below. A full list of respondents is provided in the Appendix.
Local Authorities - this group comprises the Scottish Councils.
Businesses - this group includes businesses and a range of business and industry associations.
Professional Bodies - this definition covers regulatory practitioners, and their respective institutes and societies, etc.
Individuals - those who have responded in a personal capacity. Can include both members of the public, as well as those who hold some position in an organisation (managers, professors, etc.).
The findings in this report are specific to the consultation exercise and do not necessarily reflect the weight or range of views within the groups as a whole, as the respondents have not been representatively or purposively sampled.
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