Consumer Scotland information: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

  • When are the members of "Consumer Scotland" going to be appointed?
  • When is "Consumer Scotland" going to be established?
  • Where will its main office be located?


The Consumer Scotland board was appointed on 1 July 2021. Details on membership are in the attached public announcement. This announcement is also available on the Scottish Government website at: 1 ( The appointment process was undertaken through the regulated process set by the Ethical Standards Commissioner.

We are looking for Consumer Scotland to be operational from Spring next year. No decision has been taken as to location as this will be a matter for the board.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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