Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) – New Scottish Social Security Assessment Process

Closing date: Sunday 19 March 2017 About this survey Some parts of the social security (‘welfare’ / ‘benefits’) system are being changed. This means the Scottish Government will be responsible for some social security benefits. The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) has been asked by the Scottish Government to help them. They have identified that you may be able to help.
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Security Industry Authority Consultation – Door Supervision and Physical Intervention

About this Consultation We are consulting on two points. How might having a disability affect a person’s ability to be a door supervisor? We would also like to hear your thoughts on whether we should assess the ability to physically intervene of people who want to be door supervisors and if so, how? Close protection licence holders will be required to undertake physical intervention training in order to work as door supervisors. We would like your views on a proposal for how we introduce this requirement. Your views on the first point will help us set the requirements for door
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Consultation: Commission on Parliamentary Reform

The Commission on Parliamentary Reform was launched by the Presiding Officer of the Scottish Government in October 2016. The remit of the Commission is to consider how the Scottish Parliament: Can increase its engagement with wider society and involve the public; Can clarify its identity, as distinct from the Scottish Government; and Can be assured that it has the rights ‘checks and balances’ to enable effective conduct of parliamentary business The Commission wants to hear your views about how the Scottish Parliament is performing in these areas. It plans to engage with people across Scotland in a number of ways.
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Transport Scotland – National Transport Strategy Consultation

Transport Scotland are reviewing the National Transport Strategy which has been in place since 2006 and reconsidered in 2016. The result of the reconsideration was that there should be a full review of the National Transport Strategy. The review of the National Transport Strategy will set out an updated version for what kind of transport Scotland needs for the next 20 years and how Transport Scotland plan to achieve their aims. The review will look at how Transport Scotland can address the strategic challenges facing Scotland’s transport network and how these challenges can be overcome. Transport Scotland want to work
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Police Scotland – Your View Counts

A message from Police Scotland about their public consultation survey “Your view counts”. The Police Scotland public consultation survey “Your view counts” has been live since April 2016. This is the first time Police Scotland’s public consultation is digital and represents a new way us conversing with key stakeholders and communities. This new process increased access and engagement with the communities we serve. We value the views of everyone from all background whether you live or work in the community. Police Scotland will monitor responses all year round and will publish quarterly information on our website. Analysis of survey results
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Work, Health and Disability – Making Lives Better

Closing date: Sunday 5 February 2017 The UK Government is looking for people to respond to their consultation called Making Lives Better: The Work, Health and Disability Green Paper. The UK Government want to help disabled people into work and support for people with health conditions; help employers get new employees and healthy workplaces and high quality health and care for everyone.
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Widening Access to Scottish Universities for Disabled People

Closing date: Tuesday 22 November 2016 The Equalities and Human Rights Committee of the Scottish Parliament is considering the Scottish Government’s proposed budget for the financial year 2017 to 2018. Over the course of its work programme, the Committee will consider many issues regarding equality policy and the various protected characteristics set out under the Equality Act 2010, such as age, gender, sexual orientation and so on.
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