Review of NHS Prescription Charges and Exemption Arrangements in Scotland

This document has been prepared as part of the Executive’s Partnership Agreement commitment to review prescription charges for people with chronic medical conditions, and for young people in full time education or training. This document: • Sets out the background and policy context to NHS prescription charge and exemption arrangements in Scotland • Puts forward and discusses options for change to facilitate debate on possible system reforms Summarises the Executive’s position with regard to possible reforms.
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2006/01/25090607

The closing date for this consultation is 30 April 2006.

Consultation on the Implementation of the Railways Act 2005 - Provisions on Closures and Minor Modifications

Proposals for technical guidance on rail closures and minor modifications, which rail funding authorities, train and network operating companies will follow when considering the closure of, or modification to, a passenger service, network or station.

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2006/01/26094938

The closing date for this consultation is 21 April 2006.

Welfare Reform Green Paper

The Government launched a Green Paper "A new deal for welfare: Empowering people to work" on Tuesday 24 January 2006. It contains major new proposals to help individuals achieve their potential through work.

The Government launched a Green Paper "A new deal for welfare: Empowering people to work" on Tuesday 24 January 2006. It contains major new proposals to help individuals achieve their potential through work.

http://www.dwp.gov.uk/aboutus/welfarereform/

The closing date for this consultation is 21 April 2006.

Enhancing our care of Scotlands landscapes

This consultation paper contains proposals for the landscape component of the forthcoming Planning Bill, including refreshing legislation providing the Scottish Ministers with powers to designate, de-designate or revise the boundaries of and National Scenic Area.

Scottish Executive Rural Group: Paper 2006-2 - Enhancing Our Care of Scotland's Landscapes

The closing date for this consultation is 24 April 2006

Protected Trust Deed Reform

This consultation on the draft regulations reforming the way that protected trust deeds operate follows on from the Bankrupcy and Dilligence Consultation issued in July 2004.  The main areas of reform are ensuring a greater return for creditors , improved monitoring and supervision and clearer guidelines of debtors' contributions and trustees' fees and outlays.  The Accountant in Bankrupcy will have a more involved role in supervision of protected trust deeds and auditing accounts.

Consultation on Protected Trust Deed Reform

This consultation closes on the 14 April 2004

Benevolent Fundraising Regulations

The consultation paper will set out the Scottish Executive's proposals for the regulation of benevolent fundraising under the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005.

CHARITIES AND TRUSTEE INVESTMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT 2005: Proposals for Charities and Benevolent Fundraising Regulations: Consultation Paper

This consultation closes 9 March 2006

 

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