Responding to this consultation
Please respond to the consultation using the Scottish Government's consultation platform, Citizen Space. You can view and respond to this consultation online at: https://consult.gov.scot/zero-waste-delivery/introducing-market-restrictions-on-single-use-plas/. 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 4 January 2021.
If you are unable to respond through the online platform, please complete the Respondent Information Form (see 'Handling of your response' below) and send it, along with your consultation response, to: SUPD@gov.scot or by post to: SUPD, Zero Waste Team, 3HS Victoria Quay, EH6 6QQ..
Handling of your response
If you respond using Citizen Space (http://consult.scotland.gov.uk/), you will be directed to the Respondent Information Form. Please indicate how you wish your response to be handled, including whether you are happy for your response to published.
If you ask for your response not to be published, we will regard it as confidential, and we will treat it accordingly.
All respondents should be aware that the Scottish Government is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and would therefore have to consider any request made to it under the Act for information relating to responses made to this consultation exercise.
Next steps in the process
Where respondents have given permission for their response to be made public, and after we have checked that they contain no potentially defamatory material, responses will be made available to the public at http://consult.scotland.gov.uk. If you use Citizen Space to respond, you will receive a copy of your response via email.
Following the closing date, all responses will be analysed and considered along with any other available evidence. Responses will be published where we have been given permission to do so.
Comments and complaints
If you have any comments about how this consultation exercise has been conducted, please send them to: SUPD@gov.scot or by post to: SUPD, Zero Waste Team, 3HS Victoria Quay, EH6 6QQ.