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Question reference: S6W-00532

  • Asked by: Kenneth Gibson, MSP for Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: 8 June 2021
  • Current status: Answered by Shona Robison on 17 June 2021


To ask the Scottish Government whether the human right to a healthy environment will be included in any of its forthcoming legislation.


A Human Rights Bill will be introduced to Parliament during this Parliamentary session taking forward the recommendations of The National Taskforce for Human Rights Leadership’s report. The right to a healthy environment for everyone will be included as part of the proposed Bill.