Date lodged: 20 December 2017
To ask the Scottish Government what recent consideration it has given to a register of interests for members of the judiciary.
Answered by: Annabelle Ewing 10 January 2018
The Scottish Government participated in a debate on a public petition on a register of interests for members of Scotland's judiciary on 9 October 2014 and the then Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs, Paul Wheelhouse, gave evidence on the petition to the Petitions Committee on 9 December 2014. The First Minister and Mr Wheelhouse also wrote to the Committee about the petition on 30 March 2015 and 31 July 2015 respectively.