Consultations 1This page will be updated monthly to provide up-to-date links to

consultations relevant to the third sector.

Charities and Banks 2019
The Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) is looking for some information about charities and banking to present information to the Scottish Banking Committee in November. OSCR has been aware for some time that there have been various issues with banking for charities and this is our opportunity to feedback to a range of Scottish banks. Feedback via this survey by Thursday 26th September here:

Scottish Land Commission seeks community views
The Scottish Land Commission has launched a new survey seeking views of communities across Scotland about community engagement in decisions relating to land. The Commission wants to make sure that all people in Scotland have the opportunity to be involved in decisions about land that significantly affect them.  The Commission is supporting communities, landowners and land managers to work together to make better – and fairer – decisions about land use with the publication of its first Protocol on Community Engagement in Decisions Relating to Land. For more information, visit:

North East Transport Consultation
NESTRANS are interested in the whole range of issues across all modes of transport. In order to stimulate discussion and comment, they have posted discussion papers on a range of topics on their website. They are consulting on a variety off issues, including:

  • The affordability of transport
  • Buses
  • Road safety and casualty reduction
  • Behavioural change and mode shift
  • The existing rail network
  • Freight
  • Aviation
  • Carbon reduction and alternative fuels

They want to hear your views - read more and take part here:

Consultation - Grampian-wide Strategic Framework for Palliative and End of Life Care
The Draft Grampian Palliative and End of Life Care Strategic Framework consultation was launched on 23rd July. This draft framework has been co-produced with health and social care partners in Grampian and they wish to engage widely with the public, staff and partner organisations in order to seek as broad a range of views as possible. This feedback will be essential in ensuring they are focussing on the right priorities within the framework in order to deliver sustainable and high-quality palliative and end of life care across Grampian. The Draft Grampian Palliative and End of Life Care StrategicFramework is available online at:
Please provide your feedback by 5pm on 23rd September 2019 either by completing the e-survey at: or by e-mailing: or write to:  Palliative and End of Life Care Consultation, NHS Grampian, FREEPOST. If you have any queries or issues please email or telephone 01224 558742.

Green Prescribing (Nature-based Health Intervention) Research Questionnaire
Jake Robinson, PhD Researcher, is researching green prescribing (aka nature-based health interventions). It is becoming widely recognised that natural environments play a significant positive role in human health and wellbeing. Green Prescriptions, broadly recognised as the provision of ‘nature-based health interventions’ have the potential to contribute towards the management and prevention of chronic, physical and mental health conditions. Jake is hoping to find out more about the current distribution (and constraints and opportunities) of Green Prescribing activities across the UK. If you are interested in taking part, visit:

Scottish Government Consultation Hub

The Scottish Government wants to make it as easy as possible for those who wish to express their opinions on a proposed area of work to do so in ways which will inform and enhance that work.
They have a consultation hub on their website where you can view and take part in consultations as well as see consultations that have already been archived.

Visit the hub here:

Please send information about consultations that are live and relevant to the Third Sector to: