Public Services Reform and Local Government in Scotland: Strand 1- Partnerships and Outcomes



The Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Regeneration Committee has today, Wednesday 21 December 2011, launched a call for written evidence from all interested parties on a three-strand inquiry under the overarching theme of public sector reform and local government in Scotland.

Strand 1 of the inquiry focuses on partnerships and outcomes.

Committee Adviser

The Committee has appointed Alex Linkston as its adviser on strand one of its public services reform inquiry.


The following submissions were received in response to the Committee's call for evidence

PSR 1.1 Aberdeen City Council [42KB PDF]

PSR 1.2 Aberlour Child Care Trust [49KB PDF]

PSR 1.3 Accounts Committee for Scotland and the Auditor for Scotland [63KB PDF]

PSR 1.4 Association of Direction of Social Work - ADSW [18KB PDF]

PSR 1.5 Angus Council [67KB PDF]

PSR 1.6 [Reference number not in use]

PSR 1.7 Argyll and Bute Council [52KB PDF]

PSR 1.8 Association of Public Service Excellence [343KB PDF]


PSR 1.10 CEMVO – Council for Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations [30KB PDF]

PSR 1.11 Centre for Scottish Public Policy [25KB PDF]

PSR 1.12 Children in Scotland [25KB PDF]

PSR 1.13 Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland – CCPS [33KB PDF]

PSR 1.14 Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council) [31KB PDF]

PSR 1.15 Dundee City Council [20KB PDF]

PSR 1.16 East Ayrshire Community Planning Partnership [42KB PDF]

PSR 1.17 East Lothian Council [35KB PDF]

PSR 1.18 Edinburgh Council [25KB PDF]

PSR 1.19 Falkirk Council [28KB PDF]

PSR 1.20 Fife Fire and Rescue Service [22KB PDF]

PSR 1.21 Fire Brigades Union [72KB PDF]

PSR 1.22 Forum of Private Business [16KB PDF]

PSR 1.23 Glasgow City Council [34KB PDF]

PSR 1.24 Grampian Police [57KB PDF]

PSR 1.25 Highland Council [47KB PDF]

PSR 1.26 HMIC – HM Inspector of Constabulary [32KB PDF]

PSR 1.27 Long Term Conditions Alliance Scotland (LTCAS) [57KB PDF]

PSR 1.28 Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service [36KB PDF]

PSR 1.29 MacKinnon, Niall [4,343KB PDF]


PSR 1.31 NHS Ayrshire & Arran [25KB PDF]

PSR 1.32 NHS Dumfries and Galloway [33KB PDF]

PSR 1.33 NHS Health Scotland [22KB PDF]

PSR 1.34 NHS Lothian [45KB PDF]

PSR 1.35 North Ayrshire Council [28KB PDF]

PSR 1.36 North Lanarkshire Council [56KB PDF]

PSR 1.37 Northern Constabulary [35KB PDF]

PSR 1.38 Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership [31KB PDF]

PSR 1.39 Royal Town Planning Institute Scotland [26KB PDF]

PSR 1.40 Scottish Association of Social Work (SASW) [28KB PDF]

PSR 1.41 Scottish Borders [19KB PDF]

PSR 1.42 Scottish Natural Heritage [31KB PDF]

PSR 1.43 SCVO – Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations [50KB PDF]

PSR 1.44 Social Enterprise Scotland [86KB PDF]

PSR 1.45 SOLACE Scotland [39KB PDF]

PSR 1.46 South Lanarkshire Council [1,448KB PDF]


PSR 1.47 Vanguard Consulting [109KB PDF]

PSR 1.49 Volunteer Development Scotland [29KB PDF]

PSR 1.50 West Dunbartonshire Council [65KB PDF]

PSR 1.51 West Lothian Council [66KB PDF]

PSR 1.52 Public Audit Committee of the Scottish Parliament [37KB PDF]

PSR 1.53 NHS Borders [153KB PDF]

PSR 1.54 COSLA [172KB PDF]

PSR 1.55 Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Scotland [14KB PDF]

The following additional submissions received from witnesses giving oral evidence to the Committee:

6th Meeting, 2012 (Session 4) Wednesday 7 March 2012

Dr Stephen Sinclair, Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy, Glasgow Caledonian University [100KB PDF]

Professor Richard Kerley, Queen Margaret University [229KB PDF]

Joe Simpson, Principal Strategic Adviser, Local Government Association [105KB PDF]

7th Meeting, 2012 (Session 4) Wednesday 14 March 2012

Bob Jack, Chief Executive, Stirling Council [115KB PDF]

PSR 1.5a Hugh Robertson, Assistant Chief Executive, Angus Council  [155KB PDF] [Additional submission to PSR 1.5]

Stuart Crickmar, Strategy and Performance Manager, Clackmannanshire Council [29KB PDF]


8th Report, 2012 (Session 4): Public Services Reform and Local Government - Strand 1: Partnerships and Outcomes  Published 22 June 2012


For Committee information, contact:

Seán Wixted: 0131 348 5223
[email protected]

Euan Donald: 0131 348 5219
[email protected]

David Cullum: 0131 348 5217
[email protected]  

For media information, contact:

Linda Smith: 0131 348 6269
[email protected]

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