MBM blogs

Scotland Census 2021

Scotland’s Census 2021 Impact Assessments Stakeholder Survey: MBM response October 2019

Losing count: consultation on the sex question in the 2021 census October 2019

MBM statement on the 2021 census August 2019

Proposals to test the census sex question guidance miss the point August 2019

Scotland’s 2021 Census: consultation and question development June 2019

Q&A on the Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill April 2019

File under random: non-binary sex data and imputation in the 2021 census March 2019

Stage One debate on the Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: MBM briefing February 2019

Finding the middle ground: sex and gender identity in the 2021 census February 2019

Stage 1 report on Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: MBM response February 2019

Where next for the Census Amendment (Scotland) Bill? January 2019

Sex and the Census: A review of the sex question since 2001 December 2018

Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: MBM evidence to the CTEEA Committee December 2018

Due diligence and policy assessment

MBM statement on recording in the Scottish Criminal Justice System May 2019

Call for an independent review into how public authorities record sex and gender identity March 2019

Recording sex in the criminal justice system: MBM letter to the National Advisory Council on Women & Girls March 2019

The case for due diligence: assessing and owning policy and practice February 2019

Scottish local authorities, ‘sex’ and the Equality Act 2010 December 2018

Gender Recognition Act reform

GRA reform and ‘International Best Practice’ October 2019

20 questions on GRA reform and gender self-declaration October 2019

MBM statement on GRA reform June 2019

2017 UK general election party manifesto commitments on GRA reform April 2019

2016 Holyrood election party manifesto commitments on GRA reform April 2019

SNP politicians’ letter on GRA reform: an opportunity for a better debate April 2019

Assessing GRA reform: MBM letter to the National Advisory Council on Women & Girls January 2019