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Our responses to consultations

Photo: Deaf young people working together

In this section you can find out about consultations and calls for evidence we have responded to.

You can use the navigation below to read our responses to UK-wide and country consultations.

2022 Consultations

  • February 2022: Submission to the Department for Education exploring school attendance and improving consistency of support (PDF) (HTML)

2020 Consultations

2019 Consultations

2018 Consultations

2017 Consultations

2016 Consultations

2015 Consultations

2014 Consultations

2020 Consultations

2019 Consultations

2018 Consultations

2017 Consultations

  • October 2017: Consultation Document on Updating The School Premises (General Requirements and Standards) (Scotland) Regulations 1967: Response to consultation
  • August 2017: Supporting Children’s Learning Code of Practice Consultation: Response to consultation
  • August 2017: Social Security (Scotland) Bill: Response to consultation
  • August 2017: Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill: Education and Skills Committee call for evidence: Response to consultation
  • August 2017: Independent Review of Financial Support for Students in Scotland: Response to consultation
  • August 2017: Scotland’s Strategy for the Learning Provision for Children and Young People with Complex Additional Support Needs 2017-2026: Response to consultation
  • June 2017: Empowering teachers, parents and communities to achieve excellence and equity in education: A Governance Review: Response to consultation
  • August 2017: Scottish Government consultation Draft British Sign Language National Plan: Response to consultation
  • April 2017: Teacher workforce planning for Scotland’s schools: Education and Skills Committee call for views: Response to consultation
  • February 2017: Education and Skills Committee Call for views: Additional Support Needs (ASN) in school education: Response to consultation

2016 Consultations

2015 Consultations

2021 Consultations

  • June 2021: Response to the Disability Strategy Consultation
    (PDF) (HTML)
  • April 2021: Response to the British Sign Language Act Consultation
    (PDF) (HTML)
  • April 2021: Response to the Department for Communities draft budget
    (PDF) (HTML)
  • March 2021: Response to the Mental Health Strategy 2021-2031 Consultation
    (PDF) (HTML)
  • January 2021: Response to the SEN Code Consultation Questionnaire
    (PDF) (HTML)
  • January 2021: Response to the SEN Regulations Consultation
    (PDF) (HTML)

2020 Consultations

  • October 2020: Response to the Expert Panel on Educational Underachievement’s call for evidence (PDF
  • September 2020: Response to UNCRC Stakeholder Report (PDF)

2018 Consultations

2016 Consultations

2022 Consultations

  • April 2022: National Deaf Children's Society Cymru response to the Welsh Government's Changes to current school assessment arrangements and local authority prospectus consultation (PDF) (HTML)
  • February 2022: National Deaf Children’s Society Cymru Response to the Health and Social Care Committee’s Mental Health Inequalities Inquiry (PDF) (HTML)
  • January 2022: National Deaf Children’s Society Cymru response to the Health and Social Care Committee’s consultation on the impact of the waiting times backlog on people in Wales who are waiting for diagnosis or treatment (PDF) (HTML)

2021 Consultations

2020 Consultations

2019 Consultations

2018 Consultations

2017 Consultations

2016 Consultations

2015 Consultations

2014 Consultations