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See below for a list of consultations, campaigns and online actions.

See Scottish Government, Transport Scotland,  UK Department for Transport and European Commission websites for details of other current consultations.


ECCLR Committee — Green Recovery – call for views

07 August 2020

The Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee has launched a call for views into a Green Recovery from COVID-19. This is part of an inquiry that will focus on identifying the principles, opportunities, key actions for change, immediate priorities, leadership and governance needed to underpin an effective ...


Finance and Constitution Committee — Pre-budget scrutiny 2021-22 – call for views

07 August 2020

As part of its pre-Budget 2021-22 scrutiny, the Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Constitution Committee are seeking views on the impact of COVID-19 on the Scottish Government’s Budget 2021-22. The closing date for submissions is Friday 7 August 2020. For more details and to respond to the call for views please visit the Scottish ...


DfT — Regulating CO2 emission standards for new cars and vans after transition

21 August 2020

The UK Department for Transport has launched a consultation on ‘Regulating CO2 emission standards for new cars and vans after transition’. There are plans for a CO2 emissions regulatory scheme for new cars and vans registered in the UK after the EU transition period ends. They are seeking views on:


DfT — Regulating CO2 emission standards for new heavy-duty vehicles after transition

21 August 2020

The UK Department for Transport has launched a consultation on ‘Regulating CO2 emission standards for new heavy-duty vehicles after transition’. There are plans for a CO2 emissions regulatory scheme for new heavy-duty vehicles registered in the UK after the EU transition period ends. They are seeking views on...


Scottish Parliament EEFW Committee — COVID-19 – impact on Scotland’s businesses, workers and economy

31 August 2020

The Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee launched a call for evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s businesses, workers and economy. The information collected will be used to look at the support being offered to businesses and workers aimed at mitigating the impact of the virus. The deadline f...


Scottish Parliament EHR Committee — Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Equalities and Human Rights

31 August 2020

The Scottish Parliament Equalities and Human Rights Committee have launched a call for views on the Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Equalities and Human Rights. There is no deadline given. You can submit your response on the Scottish Parliament websit...


SP REC Committee — Impact of COVID-19 on the rural economy and connectivity in Scotland

31 August 2020

The Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee has launched a call for evidence on the ‘Impact of COVID-19 on the rural economy and connectivity in Scotland’. There is no deadline set for responses. To find out more and submit your response please visit the


Aberdeen City Council — Physical Distancing Consultation

30 September 2020

In response to NHS guidelines around physical distancing to reduce the risk of further transmission of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), Aberdeen City Council is making changes to a number of roads and pavements in the city to give people more space to move around safely. Aberdeen City Council has launched this consultation to determine the locati...


DFT — Review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders

27 October 2020

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a consultation to ‘Review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders’. The main alterations to the code being proposed are: introducing a hierarchy of road users which ensures that those road users who can do the greatest...