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Call to BSG Members to Respond to Government Consultation
As members of the Academy of Social Sciences, we regularly receive digests of ongoing government consultations from AcSS. This list collates those which may be of interest to our members, and especially where we feel our members may wish to participate. Please do scan this list and see if there are any that you may wish to contribute to – they cover a broad range of domains.

As members of the Academy of Social Sciences, we regularly receive digests of ongoing government consultations from AcSS.  This list collates those which may be of interest to our members, and especially where we feel our members may wish to participate.  Please do scan this list and see if there are any that you may wish to contribute to – they cover a broad range of domains.  Where there is a date at the head of each item this is the date by which the consultation is needed; if no date please click through for details:

April 27, 2018. A Connected Scotland: Tackling social isolation and loneliness and building stronger social connections. Scottish Government. https://consult.gov.scot/equality-unit/connected-scotland/

April 30, 2018. Adults with Incapacity Reform. Scottish Government. https://consult.gov.scot/health-and-social-care/adults-with-incapacity-reform/

May 10, 2018. Draft revised National Planning Policy Framework. Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/draft-revised-national-planning-policy-framework

May 10, 2018. Supporting housing delivery through developer contributions. Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/supporting-housing-delivery-through-developer-contributions

May 18, 2018. Planning Policy Wales: Edition 10. Welsh Government.  https://beta.gov.wales/planning-policy-wales-edition-10

May 18, 2018. Defined benefit pensions: the future. House of Commons Select Committee - Work and Pensions Committee.  https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/work-and-pensions-committee/news-parliament-2017/defined-benefit-pensions-white-paper-launch-17-19/

May 20, 2018.  Consultation on draft regulations transferring the mental health tribunal for Scotland to the Scottish Tribunals. Scottish Government. https://consult.gov.scot/tribunals-and-administrative-justice/mental-health-tribunal/

May 25, 2018. Benefit sanctions inquiry. House of Commons Select Committee - Work and Pensions Committee. https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/work-and-pensions-committee/news-parliament-2017/benefit-sanctions-launch-17-19/

31 May, 2018. Domestic Abuse Bill consultation. Home Office and Ministry of Justice. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/domestic-abuse-bill-consultation

June 5, 2018. Integrated Communities Strategy green paper. Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government.  https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/integrated-communities-strategy-green-paper

June 8, 2018. Personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets: extending legal rights. Department of Health and Social Care https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/personal-health-budgets-and-integrated-personal-budgets-extending-legal-rights

June 18, 2018. Changes to the Cold Weather Payments official statistics. Department for Work and Pensions. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/changes-to-the-cold-weather-payments-official-statistics

25-Year Environment Plan. House of Commons Select Committee - Environmental Audit Committee. https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/environmental-audit-committee/inquiries/parliament-2017/25-year-environment-plan-17-19/

Prison Population 2022: planning for the future. House of Commons Select Committee - Justice Committee. https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/justice-committee/inquiries/parliament-2017/prison-population-2022-17-19/

Prison provision in Wales. House of Commons Select Committee - Welsh Affairs Committee. https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/welsh-affairs-committee/inquiries/parliament-2017/prison-provision-wales-17-19/

The social impact of participation in culture and sport. House of Commons Select Committee - Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee. https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/digital-culture-media-and-sport-committee/inquiries/parliament-2017/socialimpact/

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