Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill


About the Bill

The Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill was introduced in the Parliament on 28 February 2017 by Gillian Martin MSP. The purpose of the Bill is to require that all dedicated home-to-school transport service vehicles are fitted with seat belts.

Read the Bill and other documents

A number of associated impact assessments were also provided to the Committee by Gillian Martin MSP to accompany the Bill documents.


The Committee issued a call for evidence, which ran from 8 March to 14 April 2017.

Read the submissions received



The Committee published its Stage 1 Report on the Bill on 12 May 2017.

The Committee received the Scottish Government's response on 15 May 2017