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Publication - Consultation Paper

British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan consultation

Published: 1 Mar 2017
Part of:
Communities and third sector, Equality and rights
ISBN:
9781786528254

Consultation seeking views on improving public services for BSL users.

51 page PDF

5.1MB

51 page PDF

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Contents
British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan consultation
Annex A: List of Public Bodies

51 page PDF

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Annex A: List of Public Bodies

BSL (Scotland) Act 2015
- Public Authorities Covered

Proposed list of public authorities to be subject to the BSL (Scotland) Bill.

Original number of bodies (including the Scottish Government): 117
Revised number of bodies (including the Scottish Government): 160 (an increase of 43)

Public Authorities Covered By The National Plan (41)

Bodies with a national focus and are directly accountable to Scottish Ministers

  • The Scottish Government, including eight Executive Agencies (1)
  • Non Departmental Public Bodies (27) - see section 1 for details
  • NHS Special Boards with a national remit (8) - see section 2 for details
  • Other significant/listed bodies (5) - see section 3 for details

Public Authorities Required To Produce Authority Plans (110)

Bodies with a local/regional focus whose principal route of accountability is through engagement with local BSL users or national bodies which are not accountable to Scottish Ministers

  • Commissioners and Ombudsmen (7) - see section 4 for details
  • Further and Higher Educational Institutions (48) - see section 5 for details
  • Local Authorities (32) - see section 6 for details
  • NHS Territorial Boards (14) - see section 7 for details
  • Non Ministerial Departments (6) - see section 8 for details
  • Other significant national bodies (3) - see section 9 for details

Public Authorities Covered By The National Plan

Proposed list of public authorities to be subject to the BSL (Scotland) Bill. Additional bodies not included in the Bill as published are indicated by use of an asterix (*)

The Scottish Government (1) [1]

1. Non Departmental Public Bodies (27)

Architecture and Design Scotland
Care Inspectorate
Cairngorms National Park Authority
Children's Hearings Scotland
Creative Scotland
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Authority
National Galleries of Scotland
National Library of Scotland
National Museums of Scotland
The Parole Board for Scotland
The Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (Historic Environment Scotland ( HES) - 1 October 2015)
The Scottish Children's Reporter Administration
The Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission
Scottish Enterprise
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency
The Scottish [Further and Higher Education] Funding Council
The Scottish Futures Trust
The Scottish Legal Aid Board
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission
Scottish Natural Heritage
The Scottish Qualifications Authority
The Scottish Social Services Council
Skills Development Scotland
Sportscotland
VisitScotland

2. NHS Special Boards (8)

The Common Services Agency constituted under section 10 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (c.29) and known as NHS National Services Scotland
The Special Health Board constituted under section 2(1)(b) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 and known as the Scottish Ambulance Service Board
The Special Health Board constituted under that section of that Act and known as NHS 24
The Special Health Board constituted under that section of that Act and known as the National Waiting Times Centre Board
The Special Health Board constituted under that section of that Act and known as the State Hospitals Board for Scotland [ SHRC]
The Special Health Board constituted under that section of that Act and known as NHS Education for Scotland
The Special Health Board constituted under that section of that Act and known as NHS Health Scotland
The Special Health Board constituted under that section of that Act and known as Healthcare Improvement Scotland

3. Other significant national bodies (5)

The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Scottish Canals
Scottish Water
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
The Scottish Police Authority

Public Authorities Required To Produce Authority Plans

4. Commissioners and Ombudsmen: accountable to Scottish Parliament (7)

Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland
The Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life
The Scottish Human Rights Commission
The Scottish Information Commissioner
The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman
The Standards Commission for Scotland
Police Investigations and Review Commissioner

5. Further and Higher Education Institutions (48)

A post-16 education body (as defined by section 35(1) of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 6)

Universities (19)

University of Aberdeen
Abertay University
University of Dundee
University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh Napier University
University of Glasgow
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow School of Art
Heriot-Watt University
University of the Highlands and Islands
Open University in Scotland
Queen Margaret University
Robert Gordon University
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Scotland's Rural College ( SRUC)
University of St Andrews
University of Stirling
University of Strathclyde
University of the West of Scotland

Further education colleges (29)

North East Scotland College
Ayrshire College
Borders College
Dumfries and Galloway College
Edinburgh College
Fife College
Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education
Glasgow Clyde College
City of Glasgow College
Glasgow Kelvin College
Argyll College UHI
Highland Theological College UHI
Inverness College UHI
Lews Castle College UHI
Moray College UHI
NAFC Marine Centre UHI
Perth College UHI
The North Highland College UHI
Orkney College UHI
Scottish Association for Marine Science
Shetland College UHI
West Highland College UHI
New College Lanarkshire
South Lanarkshire College
Dundee and Angus College
West College Scotland
West Lothian College
Newbattle Abbey College
Sabhal Mor Ostaig

6. Local Authorities (32)

A council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39).

Aberdeen City Council
Aberdeenshire Council
Angus Council
Argyll & Bute Council
Clackmannanshire Council
Dumfries & Galloway Council
Dundee City Council
East Ayrshire Council
East Dunbartonshire Council
East Lothian Council
East Renfrewshire Council
Edinburgh City Council
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council)
Falkirk Council
Fife Council
Glasgow City Council
Highland Council
Inverclyde Council
Midlothian Council
Moray Council
North Ayrshire Council
North Lanarkshire Council
Orkney Islands Council
Perth & Kinross Council
Renfrewshire Council
Scottish Borders Council
Shetland Islands Council
South Ayrshire Council
South Lanarkshire Council
Stirling Council
West Dunbartonshire Council
West Lothian Council

7. NHS Territorial Boards (14)

A Health Board constituted under section 2(1)(a) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978.

Territorial Health Boards

NHS Ayrshire & Arran
NHS Borders
NHS Dumfries & Galloway
NHS Fife
NHS Forth Valley
NHS Grampian
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NHS Highland
NHS Lanarkshire
NHS Lothian
NHS Orkney
NHS Shetland
NHS Tayside
NHS Western Isles

8. Non Ministerial Department (6)

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator
The Scottish Housing Regulator
Food Standards Agency
Revenue Scotland
Keeper of the Registers of Scotland
National Records of Scotland

9. Other significant national bodies (3)

Audit Scotland
The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service
The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body


Contact

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