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.

8. Responding to this consultation

This consultation is open to everyone. We particularly seek the views of individual members of the public, prospective and current councillors and those bodies that represent the interests of local authorities and councillors at all levels.

We are inviting responses to this consultation by 09 August 2023.

Please respond to this consultation using the Scottish Government’s consultation hub, Citizen Space (http://consult.gov.scot). Access and respond to this consultation online at http://consult.gov.scot. You can save and return to your responses while the consultation is still open. Please ensure that consultation responses are submitted before the closing date of 09 August 2023.

If you are unable to respond using our consultation hub, please complete and send the Respondent Information Form to:

Local Government Policy and Relationships Team
Local Government and Analytical Services Division
The Scottish Government
Area 3G North
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh. EH6 6QQ

Or send by email to: LGActConsultation@gov.scot.


Email: LGActConsultation@gov.scot

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