We listen to unpaid carers of all ages and our networks of carer services across Scotland to influence and bring about positive change in Scotland and across the UK.

Carers Trust Scotland responds to relevant consultations by the Scottish and UK Governments and provides written or oral evidence to the Scottish Parliament when requested. 

In responding to proposed policies, laws, strategies and regulations, Carers Trust Scotland represents the views and experiences of carers in Scotland, our Network Partners and carer services to make recommendations about how proposals can be improved to further carers' rights in Scotland.
 

2018 

Consultation on Young Carer Grant Regulations

This is a response to the Scottish Government consultation on Young Carer Grant Regulations. It is a national carer organisations' joint response between Carers Trust Scotland, Carers Scotland, the Coalition of Carers in Scotland, Crossroads Caring Scotland, MECOPP, Shared Care Scotland and the Scottish Young Carers Services Alliance.

2019

PDF iconRecognising Carers: Scottish Labour Discussion Paper on Carer's Allowance (293 KB)

This is a response to a discussion paper by the Labour Party in Scotland about Carer's Allowance. It is a national carer organisations' joint response between Carers Trust Scotland, Carers Scotland, the Coalition of Carers in Scotland, Crossroads Caring Scotland, MECOPP, Shared Care Scotland and the Scottish Young Carers Services Alliance.

PDF iconConsultation on Job Grant (266 KB)

This is a response to the Scottish Government consultation on Job Grant. It is a national carer organisations' joint response between  Carers Trust Scotland, Carers Scotland, the Coalition of Carers in Scotland, Crossroads Caring Scotland, MECOPP, Shared Care Scotland and the Scottish Young Carers Services Alliance.

PDF iconConsultation on timescales for adult carer support plans and young carer statements for carers of terminally ill persons (207 KB)

This is a response to the Scottish Government consultation on timescales for adult carer support plans and young carer statements for carers of terminally ill persons. It is a national carer organisations’ joint response between Carers Trust Scotland, Carers Scotland, the Coalition of Carers in Scotland, Crossroad Caring Scotland, MECOPP, Shared Care Scotland and the Scottish Young Carers Services Alliance.  

PDF iconChanging Places Toilets: Building Standards Consultation 

This is a response to the Scottish Government Changing Places Toilets: Buildings Standrad Consultation. It is a national carer organisations' joint response between Carers Trust Scotland, Carers Scotland, the Coalition of Carers in Scotland, Crossroad Caring Scotland, MECOPP, Shared Care Scotland and the Scottish Young Carers Services Alliance.