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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5O-01652: Angus MacDonald (Falkirk East)

Scottish National Party

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.