Category: MBM submissions
This note provides a further update on our petition. We comment on recent responses to the Committee, submitted by Police Scotland, the Scottish Government, the Crown Office and Prosecution Service...
6th March 2023
On Wednesday 22 February, the Scottish Parliament’s Criminal Justice Committee will take evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Justice Keith Brown MSP and the Chief Executive of the Scottish...
16th February 2023
MBM submission to the Scottish Parliament Finance and Public Administration Committee inquiry into effective decision-making by the Scottish Government
In December 2022, the Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Public Administration Committee launched an inquiry into effective decision-making by the Scottish Government. More detail on the inquiry can be found...
8th February 2023
Earlier this year, the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) carried out an assessment of Scotland’s 2022 census, which will allow the regulator to recommend whether the Census outputs should...
17th August 2022
Following the conclusion of the oral evidence sessions on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill, we wrote to the Equality, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee to provide supplementary...
21st July 2022
Lucy Hunter Blackburn: Oral evidence to the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee, 31st May 2022
“Think of it this way. If a GRC is a sort of key, and you are going to hand out lots more copies, to a more diverse group, the...
31st May 2022
MBM submission to Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill
Our submission to the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill can be read below. A copy of the submission can also...
20th May 2022
Our written evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee can be found here. Our submission highlights that: The equality impact assessment (EqIA) of the...
16th May 2022
We are pleased at the Committee’s decision to continue to work on the petition and gather further evidence. The petition raises substantive questions about the accuracy and reliability of...
6th October 2021
The response states that it is “for Police Scotland to determine how the sex of people charged or convicted of rape or attempted rape is recorded on the CHS”....
4th October 2021