Consultations and Participation: Progressing Equality

Fife Centre for Equalities supports a wide range of consultation and participation opportunities, this is so that individuals and groups are able to influence and contribute to public policy and the planning and delivery of local services.

We engage groups to become involved in consultations, support organisations develop their own consultations and also undertake bespoke consultations on equality themes. We highlight below upcoming consultation that are likely to have an impact on equality and the protected characteristics. Do not hesitate to contact us if you want to discuss how the consultation might impact you, or if you require assistance in participating and making your voice heard.

Brexit: Impact on Equality – Questionnaire

In the context of Brexit negotiations which started on Monday 19 June 2017, Fife Centre for Equalities is collecting the concerns that communities in Fife may have. Brexit is expected impact particularly students and education providersworkers and employers (including selfemployed/sole traders) and also family and relatives of EU nationals. It also will have repercussions on welfare and benefits. Please take a moment to tell us what you think in the short questionnaire through the link below:

Consultations Diaries

For a more detailed breakdown of upcoming consultations, follow the links below*:

Local Authority Level / Fife Council

Fife Council Consultation Diary (Across Fife, all topics)

National Level / Scottish Government

Scottish Government Open Consultations (Across Scotland, Equality, Welfare and Rights topic)

Third Sector / Multiple level
Fife Voluntary Action Partnerships Networks and Forums Diary

*Please note FCE is not responsible for the content of external sites

Ongoing Consultation

FCE also continually collects in our Community Concerns Register any concerns about equality in your community. We use this information to tailor our briefings, events and training workshop. We also feedback the information to Fife Council and NHS Fife Equality Teams.