Responses from Organisations

Where we have been given permission to do so, we have published responses from organisations that responded to the call for evidence.  You can also view responses from individuals here.

Organisations (A-C)

Accountability Scotland- Download the evidence (DOC)
ADES (Association of Directors of Education in Scotland) – Download the evidence (DOC)
APSE – Download the evidence (DOC)
Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities – Download the evidence (PDF)
Association of Local Government Archaeological Officers Scotland – Download the evidence (DOC)
Carnegie UK Trust – Download the evidence (PDF)
CEMR – Download the evidence (PDF) (Appendix PDF)
CEMVO Scotland – Download the evidence (DOC)
Centre for Scottish Public Policy – Download the evidence (PDF)
CIPFA – Download the evidence (PDF)
CIPFA Directors of Finance Section – Download the evidence (DOC)
CLD Standards Council for Scotland – Download the evidence (DOC)
Cockenzie and Port Seton Community Council – Download the evidence (PDF)
Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) – Download the evidence (DOCX) (Appendix 1, Appendix 2)
Community Resources Network Scotland – Download the evidence (DOC)
Community Transport Association – Download the evidence (DOC)
COSLA CYP Exec – Download the evidence (DOC)
COSLA DES Executive Group – Download the evidence (DOC)
COSLA Digital Media Team – Download the evidence (DOCX)
COSLA European Function – Download the evidence (DOC)
COSLA Health and Wellbeing Executive Group – Download the evidence (DOC) (Covering Letter)
COSLA Resources and Capacity Executive Group – Download the evidence (PDF)
COSLA SHRM Executive Group – Download the evidence (DOC)

Organisations (E-J)

East Ayrshire Council – Download the evidence (DOCX)
East Dunbartonshire Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
East Lothian Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
East Renfrewshire Council – Download the evidence (DOCX)
Educational Institute of Scotland – Download the evidence (DOC)
Electoral Reform Society – Download the evidence (DOC)
Enviroplan Consulting Ltd – Download the evidence (DOC)
Equality and Human Rights Commission – Download the evidence (DOC)
Evangelical Alliance – Download the evidence (DOC)
Fife Council/Fife Partnership (CPP) – Download the evidence (DOC)
Forres Groups Action – Download the evidence (PDF)
Foundation Scotland (formerly the Scottish Community Foundation) – Download the evidence (PDF)
Glasgow City Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
Independent Living in Scotland Project (EAG) – Download the evidence (DOC)
Inverclyde Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
Jimmy Reid Foundation – Download the evidence (DOC)

Organisations (L-R)

Local Government Denmark – Download the evidence (PDF)
Midlothian Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
Migration, Population and Diversity Team – Download the evidence (DOC)
National Assocation of Local Authorities of Norway – Download the evidence (PDF)
NHS Health Scotland – Download the evidence (DOCX)
NILGA – Download the evidence (DOC)
North Ayrshire Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
North Glenrothes Community Council – Download the evidence (PDF)
North Lanarkshire Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities- Download the evidence (PDF)
Orkney Community Planning Partnership – Download the evidence (DOC)
Orkney Islands Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
Our Islands Our Future – Download the evidence (DOC)
Pencaitland Community Council – Download the evidence (PDF)
Planning Aid for Scotland – Download the evidence (DOCX)
Planning Democracy – Download the evidence (DOC)
Reform Scotland – Download the evidence (DOCX)
Renfrewshire Council – Download the evidence (DOCX)
Rosehearty Community Council – Download the evidence (PDF)
Royal Town Planning Institute Scotland – Download the evidence (DOC)

Organisations (S-W)
Scottish Allotments and Gardens Society – Download the evidence (DOC)
Scottish Borders Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
Scottish Community Alliance – Download the evidence (DOC)
Scottish Community Development Centre – Download the evidence (DOC)
Scottish Council of Jewish Communities – Download the evidence (PDF)
Scottish Council on Deafness – Download the evidence (DOC)
Scottish Government – Download the evidence (PDF)
Scottish Green Party – Download the evidence (PDF)
Scottish Land & Estates – Download the evidence (DOC)
Scottish Local Authorities Waste Manager’s Network – Download the evidence (DOC)
Scottish Women’s Convention – Download the evidence (PDF)
Scottish Youth Parliament – Download the evidence (PDF) (Results Summary PDF)
SCVO – Download the evidence (PDF) (Appendix DOCX)
SNP Group, East Dunbartonshire Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
Social Enterprise Scotland – Download the evidence (DOC)
Society of Local Authority Lawyers and Administrators in Scotland (SOLAR) – Download the evidence (DOC)
SOLACE – Download the evidence (PDF)
South Ayrshire Council – Download the evidence (DOCX)
South Lanarkshire Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
Stirling Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
Strathfillan Community Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
SURF – Download the evidence (PDF)
The Church of Scotland – Download the evidence (DOC)
The Democratic Society – Download the evidence (DOC)
The Society of Chief Officers of Trading Standards in Scotland (SCOTSS) – Download the evidence (DOC)
The Stove Network Ltd – Download the evidence (DOC)
UCLG – Download the evidence (PDF) (Appendix PDF)
UNISON Scotland – Download the evidence (PDF)
VLABEST – Download the evidence (PDF) (Appendix 1 PDF) (Appendix 2 PDF)
VNG – Download the evidence (PDF) (Appendix DOCX)
West Dunbartonshire Council – Download the evidence (DOC)
West Lothian Council – Download the evidence (PDF)