Margaret Mitchell MSP
A proposal for a Bill to increase the use and consistency of mediation services for certain civil cases by establishing a new process of court-initiated mediation that includes an initial mandatory process involving a statutory duty mediator
Lodged: Tuesday 28 May 2019
Consultation closed 20 August 2019
Accompanied by: Consultation Document (448KB pdf)
A proposal for a Bill to increase the use and consistency of mediation services for certain civil cases by establishing a new standardised process for mediation in Scottish courts which includes provision of a mandatory information process.
Lodged 12 November 2019
Accompanied by: Consultation Summary (642KB pdf)
Total supporters: 54
28 Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
10 Scottish Labour
10 Scottish National Party
3 Scottish Green Party
2 Scottish Liberal Democrats
For supporters names see:
Proposed Mediation (Scotland) Bill list of supporters (94KB pdf)
Right to introduce Member's Bill Secured?
Member's Bill introduced to give effect to proposal?
The Member has the right to introduce a Member's Bill to give effect to the proposal until 1 June 2020 (or, exceptionally, until 30 September 2020).