Open Letters

  • Letter to Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

    Nicola Sturgeon confirmed in Parliament that the Scottish Government will be disregarding the advice in the recently published Cass Review: Interim Report and NOT responding as Westminster has done,...

  • Complaint under Ministerial Code re Lorna Slater

    We sent the following email to the First Minister and the Presiding Officer on 11 April 2022: Dear Ms Johnstone, Following comments made in the press by Lorna Slater,...

  • Letter to Presiding Officer

    We sent the following email to Alison Johnstone, Presiding Officer at the Scottish Parliament on 21 March 2022 regarding the use of “cis” by MSPs in the chamber. Dear...

  • Letter to Shona Robison

    We sent the following email to Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Housing and Local Government on 14 February 2022. Dear Ms Robison, We should like to thank you...

  • Letter to the Chair of the Misogyny Working Group

    We sent the following email to Baroness Kennedy, the Chair of the Misogyny and Criminal Justice in Scotland Working Group on 18th March 2021: Dear Baroness Kennedy, We are...

  • Hate Crime Bill – Stage 3 Briefing

    The following was sent to all MSPs on 7th March 2021. It can also be downloaded as a pdf here. Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) BillBriefing for Stage...

  • Dear MSPs…from survivors

    The following letter was sent to all MSPs on 09 December, regarding the Lamont amendment to the Forensic Medical Service Bill to ensure survivors of rape and sexual assault...

  • Letter to Health and Sport Committee

    Following the confusion about sex and gender after media reports on the Committee’s meeting to scrutinise the Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Bill, we wrote the...

  • Letter to Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

    The Delegated Powers Memorandum for the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill contains a clause that states: “Regulations under this section may modify section 14 (meaning of the...

  • Letter to Cabinet Secretary for Health

    We sent the following email to Jeane Freeman, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, on 14th August, regarding the new Supporting Trans Staff in the Workplace Policy in NHS Lanarkshire....