Disqualification criteria for councillors - draft: consultation

This consultation on updating disqualification criteria for local authority members asks for the public’s view on whether or not the Scottish Government should prevent anyone on the sexual offenses notification register from being a councillor.

14. Consultation questions

We are seeking your views on the proposed amendment to prevent sexual offenders becoming councillors.

1. The Scottish Government proposes that any person who is currently subject to Sex Offender Notification Requirements (SONR) under Part 2 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 should be prevented from being a councillor. Do you agree with this proposal?



Don’t know

Do you wish to comment on your answer?

Do you wish to add any further comments?


Email: LGActConsultation@gov.scot

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