Share your views with the Covid-19 Committee

This webpage sets out legislation on which the Committee is currently seeking written views. Please note that the consultation periods are often very short due to the accelerated legislative timetable that applies to the emergency powers under consideration. Anyone wishing to submit views is encouraged to provide brief and focussed responses.

Consultation questions

You may wish to consider the following questions when responding to any specific piece of legislation:

  • To what extent is this legislation necessary and what are the reasons for your views?
  • Will this legislation achieve the proposed outcomes?
  • Are there any further improvements you would suggest and if so, why?

How to submit your views

Before providing your views, please read our privacy notice about submitting your views to a Committee. This tells you about how we process your personal data.

Please download the Word Template to share your views with the Committee and e-mail it to: [email protected]

We welcome written views in English, Gaelic, Scots or any other language. The Scottish Parliament and its Committees value diversity and seek to work towards committee witnesses being broadly representative of Scotland’s society. As such, we encourage members of underrepresented groups to submit written evidence If you need more information about how to respond to an open call for views, please contact the Clerks at: [email protected]

Current Consultations

This page will be updated when new consultations are opened.

Closed Consultations

SSI2020/249: The Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Early Expiry of Provisions)Regulations 2020

Written views received

The Coronavirus (Scotland) Acts (Amendment of Expiry Dates) Regulations 2020

Written views received

Coronavirus (Scotland) No 2 Bill

Written views received

The Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Temporary Modifications) (Coronavirus) (Scotland) (Regulations 2020)

This was considered at the meeting on 21 May 2020

The Release of Prisoners (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations (2020)

Written views received

These regulations were considered at the Covid-19 Committee's meeting on 21 May 2020

SSI 2020/188: The Social Care Staff Support Fund (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2020

Written views received

SSI 2020/201: The Care Homes Emergency Intervention Orders (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2020

Written views received

SPICe Register of Experts Consultation

Written views received

Covid-19 legislation: next steps in 2021

This consultation closed on 19 February 2021.  



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