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Councillors' Code of Conduct: analysis of consultation responses

Published: 29 Jun 2017
Local Government and Communities Directorate
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Public sector

Responses to consultation on possible amendments to the Councillors' Code of Conduct regarding provisions on conflicts of interest.

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Councillors' Code of Conduct: analysis of consultation responses
2. Consultation respondents

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2. Consultation respondents

2.1 A total of 38 submissions were received. All were submitted through the Scottish Government's online consultation hub.

2.2 There were an equal number of responses submitted by organisational respondents compared to individuals (19 each). Organisational respondents were primarily from local authorities ( LAs) or Regional Transport Partnerships ( RTPs), see Table 2.1. A list of the respondents to the consultation is included at Annex 2.

Table 2.1: Number and type of respondent

Respondent type n %
Statutory Regional Transport Partnerships 6 16%
Local Authorities 9 24%
Other organisations - Public Bodies (3) and 1 Local Authority licensing board 4 11%
Individuals 19 50%
Total 38 100%


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