Report of the Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament

Presented to the Secretary of State for Scotland by

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  • Central government,
  • Constitution: government & the state,
  • Nationalism,
  • Scotland,
  • Government - Legislative Branch,
  • Politics / Current Events
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ISBN 100114961255
ISBN 109780114961251

The creation of a devolved Parliament for Scotland in presented the opportunity to establish a process of government that incorporated the prevailing views on best practice. An influential document in this respect was ‘The Consultative Steering Group’ produced by the Scottish Office in One of its proposals was that the parliament. When the Scottish Parliament was set up in , a Consultative Steering Group developed some of the parliamentary structures and procedures. Changes in technology since the Parliament was formed have affected how civil society engages with it. When the Scottish Parliament was set up in by the Scotland Act , it was designed to be responsive, open, accessible and accountable. The key principles of the report of the Scottish Consultative Steering Group included: ‘the Scottish Executive should be accountable to the Scottish Parliament and the Parliament and Executive.   She was appointed by a cross-party selection panel of the Scottish Parliament chaired by presiding officer Sir David Steel. Her £72, appointment now has to be confirmed by the Queen. Professor Brown was a member of the cross-party consultative steering group that helped draw up the rules and procedures for the Scottish Parliament.

finance, the Financial Issues Advisory Group (FIAG, the sister of the Consultative Steering Group) was strong on the need for the Scottish Parliament to have reliable financial information to help the Parliament hold the Executive to account and therefore allow ‘the people of Scotland [to] have a say in how money is spent’ (February 15).File Size: 1MB. Parliament' Report of the Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament and offered some observations drawn from our practice and experience. As a result, we have chosen to focus on how human rights, a core principle and function of the Parliament, can be given greater impact to make Scotland more inclusive and economically fairer. The Scottish Parliament has a number of committees, with small numbers of Members appointed to scrutinise the work of the Scottish Government.. Much of the work of the Scottish Parliament is done in role of committees is stronger in the Scottish Parliament than in other parliamentary systems, partly as a means of strengthening the role of backbenchers in their scrutiny of the. The Scottish parliament has just packed it in for the holidays. The MSPs, more than a third of them women, have been legislating for six months since the Queen opened the parliament on July 1.

the findings of the extensive Consultation Exercises undertaken by the Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament (CSG) set up by the Scottish Office, which demonstrated the consensus on the need for Scotland's Parliament to be open, accessible, accountable and participative. The Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament: Shaping Scotland's Parliament. Retrieved Septem , from Report of the Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament: The Scottish Parliament. (, January 8). PE Retrieved Octo , from The Scottish.   The Consultative Steering Group (CSG) said one of the biggest disappointments is that "the Parliament's committees have not emerged as a power in the land in the way that we had hoped".

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The Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament (CSG) was set up by the Secretary of State for Scotland in Novemberfollowing the positive outcome of the Scottish devolution referendum, and met for the first time in January Its membership included representatives of allFile Size: KB.

Get this from a library. Shaping Scotland's Parliament: report of the Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament. [Scotland. Secretary of State. Consultative Steering Group.] -- Accountability, access, information, standing orders.

CONSULTATIVE STEERING GROUP REFLECTIONS ON 20 YEARS OF THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT October Our report, Shaping Scotland’s Parliament, was published a little over a year later The Scottish Parliament is now a fundamental and valued aspect of public life in.

Great Britain. Scottish Office. Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Shaping Scotland's Parliament.

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Shaping Scotland's Parliament: Report of the Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament Paperback – 1 January by Great Britain (Author)Author: Great Britain.

In December the Consultative Steering Group published its report: Shaping Scotland’s Parliament. The report set out key principles for the new Parliament and detailed recommendations on how it should operate in practice, including a full set of Standing Orders governing chamber and committee business and the legislative process.

The report can be found here: Consultative Steering Group: Reflections on 20 years of the Scottish Parliament The Festival of Politics event discussing this report is ‘Expectation versus reality: the Parliament at 20’, between 5 – on Saturday 12 October. A Steering Group, chaired by Henry McLeish, published a report in which identified four key principles on which the operation of the Parliament would be based – Accountability, Openness and Accessibility, Power Sharing and Equal Opportunities.

public, reflecting the aspirations set out in the Report of the Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament. They should refuse to provide information only in accordance with the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act and other relevant statutes; (e) Ministers should similarly require civil servants who give evidence.

An all-party Consultative Steering Group was set up in Novemberunder Henry McLeish, the then Scottish Devolution Minister. After a wide public consultation process a report, Shaping Scotland's Parliament, was published in which set out how the Parliament should work.

Report of the Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament: presented to the Secretary of State for Scotland. Author: Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament. Key Principles of the Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament The key principles endorsed by the Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament were as follows: (a) The Scottish Parliament should embody and reflect the sharing of power between the people of Scotland, the legislators and the Scottish Government.

One such question relates to the role of public participation in Scottish policy-making. For the purpose of clarity, some historical context is required. Following the successful devolution referendum, the UK government established a Consultative Steering Group (CSG) to determine the working methods of the new Parliament.

The budget process for Scotland was developed by the Financial Issues Advisory Group (FIAG) which was set up to inform the Consultative Steering Group (CSG) on financial issues. FIAG’s report was published in and recommended the three stage process outlined above, which marks a departure from the Westminster system.

Consultative Steering Group Principles Standing Orders Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (elections) Standing Orders Points of Order. 9th Meeting, 2 Oct Papers 8 (Mb) Meeting 8, Consultative Steering Group Principles Selection Panels Committee Meetings Consultative Steering Group Principles.

8th Meeting, 18 Sep. Defined by the Consultative Steering Group as ‘external groups and individuals in all sectors of Scottish society’ (CSG Consultative Steering Group (CSG). Shaping Scotland's Parliament, Edinburgh: The Scottish Office.

[Google Scholar], ). This suggestion also seems consistent with the Scottish Constitutional Convention's final report, which talks of promoting equality Cited by: 9. Ministers who knowingly mislead the Parliament will be expected to offer their resignation to the First Minister; (d) Ministers should be as open as possible with the Parliament and the public, reflecting the aspirations set out in the Report of the Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament.

She was a member of the Secretary of State's Consultative Steering Group on the Scottish Parliament. [1] Duringshe was on the three-member panel that conducted an independent review of the postal services on behalf of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform.

and the Scotland Act ) and the Consultative Steering Group (which designed the Scottish Parliament’s principles and procedures). It suggests that the current operation of the Scottish Parliament has been influenced more by the UK Government’s design, which File Size: KB.

The launch in of a devolved Scottish Parliament with primary legislative powers was accompanied by extensive talk of the creation of a ‘new politics’ North of the Border. Eschewing the ‘yah‐boo’ adversarialism of the British House of Commons, ‘new politics’ in Scotland was to be open, consensual and participative in the style of the small Nordic by: The Consultative Steering Group (CSG) said one of the biggest disappointments is that "the Parliament's committees have not emerged as a power in the Author: Katrine Bussey.

‘Perceived Impact of Scottish Parliament on Scotland’s Voice in the Union’ Trust in Scottish and UK Governments to work in Scotland’s interests – The Scottish Parliament has achieved: The effect of the Scottish Parliament on the way that Britain is governed, –3 Cited by: and the Consultative Steering Group (which designed the Scottish Parliament’s principles and procedures).

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The Consultative Steering Group document (ISBN 0 11 5) stated that The Scottish Parliament should aspire to use all forms of ICT "innovatively and appropriately" to support its three Author: Ann Macintosh. The report published on 20 June makes reference to the set of principles proposed by the Consultative Steering Group (CSG) in as the key benchmark against which to measure the effectiveness of the Scottish Parliament, and upon which to base suggestions for reform.

The CSG was set up in by the UK government to consider. Back to the Scottish Parliament: Reports and Meetings Archive Home. Business Bulletin Minutes of Proceedings Journal of Parliamentary Proceedings Sessions 1 & 2. Committees Sessions 1, 2 & 3. Annual reports. Reports 10 Dec 10th Report Report on Subordinate Legislation.

9 Nov 9th Report Report on. 13 Feb 3rd Report,Report on Subordinate Legislation. April Response by the Scottish Executive to the Committee's Report on Petition PE 23 Jan 1st Report, Report On Petition PE51 From Friends Of The Earth Scotland On Genetically Modified Organisms.

22 Jan 2nd Report, Report on Subordinate Legislation. Meetings 1. The Scottish Parliament was established – or re-convened – by the Scotland Act following a referendum in and met for the first time on 12 May The institutional design of the Parliament was largely influenced by the report published by the Consultative Steering Group (CSG) in.

9 Apr 4th Report Report on the Inquiry into Fuel Prices in Remoter Rural Areas. 30 Mar 3rd Report Report on Subordinate Legislation. 14 Mar Scottish Executive Response to the Inquiry into the Governance of the SQA 8 Mar ELL Committee Response to the Scottish Executive's Response to the Careers Service Review (Duffner Report).

Not enough, according to the consultative steering group set up to reflect on the first 20 years of the Scottish Parliament. In its report published this week, the members led by former First Author: Alan Roden. This publication was the first book about the new Scottish Parliament. It brought together a distinguished group of parliamentarians, commentators and academics to review the achievements, limits and challenges of the new Scottish Parliament after its first ten : Hansard Society.The Scottish Parliament Building (Scottish Gaelic: Pàrlamaid na h-Alba, Scots: Scots Pairlament Biggin) is the home of the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood, within the UNESCO World Heritage Site in central Edinburgh.

Construction of the building commenced in June and the Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) held their first debate in the new building on 7 September Architect: Enric Miralles, Benedetta Tagliabue.Review: The First Decade of the Scottish Parliament That group spotlighted the prospect of a new or reformed politics, one where the search for consensus over-powered the adversarial instinct.

Such an endeavour informed the proposed structure of the Parliament, carried into effect.