The Herald acknowledges our commentary on the SPSO's clarifications on maladministration.
February 2014 - Accountability Scotland have submitted a response to requests for consultation on Scottish Planning Policy. The organisations response can be located at the following URL, Accountability Scotland is alphabetically listed among those who submitted responses.
A summary of whistleblower Rab Wilsons experiences at the hands of Ayrshire and Arran Health Board are recounted in the following Scottish Review article.
March 2013 - Accountability Scotland has recently had a critique of the SPSO and his performance published in the Scottish Review.
March 2013 - The following link highlights a member of the publics experience at Glasgow city council offices as recounted to one of our committee members. This account has also been published in the Scottish Review.
November 2012 - Accountability Scotland made the following submission in relation to the Consultation on the proposed Lobbying Transparency Bill.
September 2012 - The official report of the Justice Committee meeting during which Accountability Scotlands PE1449 (issued in August 2012) is discussed can be viewed here.
Pertinent extracts showing progress of the petition are as follows:
September 2012 - Accountability Scotland submitted the following response to the consultation on the Apologies (Scotland) Bill proposed by Margaret Mitchel MSP.
August 2012 - Accountability Scotland submitted a petition (PE1449) to the Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee regarding preservation of a Scottish Council for Administrative Justice, in order to maintain a key aspect of Scottish Democracy when the planned abolition of the Scottish Committee of the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council (AJTC) takes place.
February 2012 - Accountability Scotland submitted a paper to the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body detailing failings of the principal office through which the public are encouraged to route their complaints relating to maladministration, namely the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman:
February 2012 - Accountability Scotland submitted the following response to the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council regarding Administrative Decisions made by Public Bodies in Scotland where there is no right of appeal against the decision or where the right of appeal is inaccessible or inappropriate.
January 2012 - Accountability Scotland sent the following comments and associated reports regarding the SPSO to the Local Government and Regeneration Committee in relation to their meeting of 16 November 2011: