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Question ref. S6W-06567
Asked by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour
Date lodged: 14 February 2022


To ask the Scottish Government (a) what the timescale is and (b) which groups it will consult for its work regarding the experiences of women on public transport.

Current status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 18 March 2022


In addition to taking forward a National Conversation on rail, we will be consulting specifically on women’s safety when using public transport.

(a) Specific timescales will be outlined following the discussion underway with relevant representative groups on the preferred approach for carrying out this engagement.

(b) With regard to the groups we will engage with, we have already made initial contact with Engender. We will also engage with groups who represent women working on our public transport network to capture the views of female staff.