Drug Driving: Proposed Regulations – Analysis of Consultation Responses

This report relates to Scottish responses to a joint public consultation undertaken by the UK Government and the Scottish Government in relation to proposals for new regulations on drug driving limits. The responses to the consultation will help to inform decisions about whether Scottish regulations should be brought forward under the Crime and Courts Act 2013 and if so, what policy approach should be adopted for the setting of drug driving limits for specific types of drug.

Annex 1: Organisational Respondents

Alcohol and drug partnerships (5)

  • Angus & Perth & Kinross Alcohol and Drug Partnerships
  • Borders Alcohol and Drug Partnership
  • Lanarkshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership
  • Renfrewshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership
  • West Dunbartonshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership

Other public sector organisations (4)

  • Police Scotland (Road Policing)
  • Scottish Court Service
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
  • South Lanarkshire Council

Medical, clinical and research bodies (7)

  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)
  • Faculty of Pain Medicine, Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs
  • NHS Grampian, Public Health Directorate
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Pharmacist groups and pharmaceutical bodies (6)

  • Accountable Officer Network Scotland Group
  • Pharmacy Substance Misuse Advisory Group and College of Mental Health Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Voice Limited and Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee
  • Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS)
  • Scottish Palliative Care Pharmacist Association (SPCPA)
  • United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association

Road safety, motoring and licensing organisations (8)

  • Automobile Association (AA)
  • Brake
  • DVLA
  • Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM)
  • Living Streets
  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
  • Shetland Road Safety Advisory Panel
  • Supporting Victims of Road Crashes (SCID)

Charitable organisations and forums supporting patients with chronic pain (5)

  • Chronic Pain Policy Coalition (CPPC)
  • National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS)
  • Pain Concern
  • Pain UK
  • The British Pain Society

Private sector organisations (3)

  • Association of British Insurers
  • D. Tec International Limited
  • Draeger Safety UL Ltd

Other organisational respondents

  • Fast Forward


Email: Mari Bremner

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