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SSSC responses to consultations

Our written responses to major external consultations are available on this page.

If you would like to find out more about any of these responses, or other consultations that may not be listed here, please contact the Strategic Performance and Engagement Department by emailing: communications@sssc.uk.com.

In the interests of ensuring maximum transparency, we make every effort to secure consent to publish all responses in full, subject only to necessary redactions in the interests of data protection. The SSSC has to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

The Scottish Government published a discussion paper on Early Learning and Childcare expansion. The SSSC’s response is attached.

The Scottish Government published a consultation paper on whether or not new regulations should be made under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The SSSC's response is attached.

The UK Department of Health consulted on draft guidance and draft regulations to transpose the revised EU directive on the mutual recognition of professional qualifications (MRPQ).  The SSSC’s response is attached.

The MAC published a call for evidence on whether to add nurses to the shortage occupation list.  The SSSC’s response is attached.

The Scottish Government held a consultation on the introduction of diversity succession planning for board appointments and the possible lowering of the 150 employee threshold for publishing gender pay gap information and equal pay statements.  The SSSC’s response is attached.