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Proposed Disability Commissioner (Scotland) Bill

Jeremy Balfour, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

This is a proposal for a Member’s Bill

Draft proposal

Date lodged: 11 May 2022

A proposal for a Bill to establish a Disability Commissioner for Scotland

The consultation closed on 3 August 2022.

Read about the details of the proposed Bill in the Consultation Document

Final proposal

Date lodged: 06 December 2022

A proposal for a Member’s bill to establish an independent commissioner to promote and safeguard the rights and interests of disabled people.

Lodged on 6 December 2022

Consultation Summary (including a link to the published responses) Consultation Summary


MSPs who supported the proposal

Total supporters 41

Right to introduce Member's Bill Secured