March 02, 2018 | Matthew Rice

Electronic Voting - Response to Scottish Government's consultation on Electoral Reform

Open Rights Group's submission to the Scottish Government's consultation on Electoral Reform focusing on the calls to trial electronic voting.

October 17, 2017 | Matthew Rice

Equipment Interference Code of Practice for Police Scotland - Consultation Response

Open Rights Group Scotland's response to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act Equipment Interference DRAFT Code of Practice

September 29, 2017 | Matthew Rice

Regulating The Use of Biometrics Across Scotland

Open Rights Group's response to the consultation lead by the Independent Advisory Group on Biometrics

September 05, 2017 | Matthew Rice

Response to Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Bill 2017

Open Rights Group's response to The Scottish Law Commission's consultation on the Defamation and Malivious Publication (Scotland) Bill 2017

August 07, 2017 | Matthew Rice

Submission to Scots Law Commission 10th Reform Programme - with Scottish PEN

A joint submission from Open Rights Group and Scottish PEN suggesting Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 to be reviewed in The Scottish Law Commission's 10th reform programme.

July 19, 2017 | Matthew Rice

Response to Call for Views on NHS Scotland's Digital Health and Social Care Strategy - with medConfidential

Scottish Parliament's Health and Sport Committee called for views on NHS Scotland's Digital Strategy. Open Rights Group and medConfidential together raised concerns about the past, the present, and the fast approaching future.

February 19, 2015 | Jim Killock

The Scottish National ID Database—your questions answered

The proposal to create a Scottish National Identity Database has profound implications, but these are barely discussed in the Scottish Government’s consultation document. Here we set out the concerns.

February 02, 2015 | Javier Ruiz

A national ID system by the backdoor: the NHSCR Scotland Consultation

The Scottish Government and National Records of Scotland (NRS) are consulting on proposals to change regulations created under the Local Electoral Administration and Registration Services (Scotland) Act 2006. We are opposed to these proposals in principle, as they would consolidate a national identity system for Scotland, with far reaching implications. A change of this significance should require primary legislation.

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