Q&A on the Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

The Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill will set an important precedent for how sex (biological or legal) is understood as a policy and legal category in Scotland, and carries significant implications for the future operation of the Equality Act 2010 (see…

SNP politicians’ letter on GRA reform: an opportunity for a better debate

24 April 2019 We welcome the letter signed by 15 SNP MSPs, MPs and councillors as reported in today's Scotsman, in which they call for a more cautious approach to proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act (GRA). There are major evidence…

2017 UK general election party manifesto commitments on GRA reform

Conservative Party There is no reference in the 2017 Manifesto to reform of the Gender Recognition Act. Other references to transgender rights: "We will push forward with our plan for tackling hate crime committed on the basis of religion, disability,…

2016 Holyrood election party manifesto commitments on GRA reform

Scottish Conservatives “The evidence from the Law Society of Scotland and others on several areas of law reform is compelling. As the Parliament matures, there is a need for continuous review of legislation passed over past sessions. We agree that…

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