Citizens' Assembly of Scotland - Doing Politics Differently report: Scottish Government response

The Scottish Government has published its formal response to the final report of the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland.

The response sets out the government’s plans to progress the Assembly’s recommendations across a wide range of policy areas, reflecting the Programme for Government, Covid Recovery Strategy and other publications.

In particular, the response emphasises the government’s commitment to promoting citizens’ assemblies in future. Since 2019, Scotland’s Climate Assembly was convened to look at how Scotland should change to tackle the climate emergency and there are already plans for a new Citizens’ Assembly for under 16s.

The Scottish Government's response sets out the Scottish Government’s plans for the priorities identified by the Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland including:

  • How decisions are taken, including future use of citizens’ assemblies.
  • Incomes and poverty.
  • Tax and economy.
  • Young people, including addressing mental health and housing.
  • Sustainability, including public awareness.
  • Health and wellbeing.
  • Further powers.
  • Other recommendations include digital connectivity, justice, and lifelong learning.

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  • Publish DateWed, 24 Nov 2021
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