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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

Member's Bill introduced to give effect to proposal?

Member's Bill introduced