Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Bill


Outcome: E

A Bill to make further provision for the involvement of parents in their children’s education and in school education generally; to provide for the establishment of councils to represent the parents of pupils attending public schools; to abolish School Boards; to make further provision as regards the appointment of headteachers and deputy headteachers; to make further provision as regards the content of the development plan for a school; and for connected purposes.

Current Status of the Bill

Royal Assent 14 June 2006

Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006

Introduction of the Bill

Bill as introduced:

Accompanying documents:

Introduced on 28 September 2005

Preliminary discussion: Education Committee on 5 October 2005

Stage 1

Education Committee:

Finance Committee:

Subordinate Legislation Committee:

Stage 1 Report (Education Committee) published on 2 February 2006 (744KB pdf)


Pre-Stage 2: Education Committee

Stage 2

Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement):

Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Bill [as amended at Stage 2]:

Stage 2 (to be completed by 21 April 2006):

Education Committee:

After Stage 2: Subordinate Legislation Committee on 2 May 2006

Stage 3

Stage 3: Parliament: 10 May 2006

Passage of the Bill:

Royal Assent on 14 June 2006