Welcome to the Scottish Policy Forum
The current policy cycle was concluded with the May 2021 Scottish Parliament Elections. If you wish to contact the Scottish Labour Party about a policy issue please email:
Welcome to Scottish Labour's online home of policy development and ideas, where you can take part in our open and democratic policy-making process. For Scottish Labour Party members, supporters and policy stakeholders, we want to hear your ideas on how we should tackle the challenges our country faces, to help make Scotland a more equal and prosperous country. Real change - for the many, not the few.
News and Events
It has been a long journey of consultation and engagement. Today (22 April 2021) Scottish Labour launched its manifesto for the Scottish Parliament Elections.
And manifestos for the Highlands and Islands and South of Scotland
Many thanks to members, affiliates and external stakeholders who all contributed towards this manifesto.
Scottish Young Labour
Want to help shape our manifesto? Come to the Scottish Labour Mini-Manifesto for Young People Discussion event on Sunday 21st March from 12pm. Members will be sent the link to the discussion paper.
Regional Manifestos Consultation
There will be member consultation events as follows:
Highlands and Islands - Saturday 13 February at 10:30am
South of Scotland - Monday 15 February at 7pm.
Members in these areas will be invited to register for these events or by emailing: ScottishPolicyForum@labour.org.uk
Scottish Policy Forum
The First Stage consultation started at Scottish Labour’s Annual Conference in Dundee on 8-10 March 2019 and concluded in August 2019.
Second Stage consultation concluded on 1 April 2020. You can access the consultation papers on our 'Get Involved' page.
The Final Stage report has been agreed by the Scottish Policy Forum. This will form the policy basis for the manifesto stage of the process.