UK Government Elections. How do the manifestos measure up for Scottish third sector? SCVO has spent hours pouring over them so you don’t have to.
This SCVO comparison covers key areas affecting the sector and the people we support, including welfare, devolution, climate change and the economy.
Scottish Parliament Bills & Consultations
The Stage 3 consideration of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill is expected to take place in the Chamber in May 2015.
Public Procurement: A Consultation on Changes to the Public Procurement Rules in Scotland
This consultation describes, and seeks views on, changes to the public procurement rules in Scotland. These changes largely arise from three new EU Procurement Directives and the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014, including Statutory Guidance and will result in new Procurement Regulations.
The Climate Change (Duties of Public Bodies: Reporting Requirements) (Scotland) Order 2015
The Scottish Government proposes to make an order under section 46 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 requiring specified public bodies to prepare annual reports on compliance with climate change duties. The order will set out the form of these reports and the information to be included. The aim is improve the quality and consistency of climate change information reported across the four main areas of the public sector in Scotland. The consultation documentation will include a draft order, a consultation questionnaire, a partial Business Regulatory Impact Assessment and respondent forms.