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Consultation Responses

In order to influence policy and legislation, we regularly respond to consultations issued by Welsh Government and other relevant bodies. You can download copies of our most recent responses below:


  • Together for Mental Health: Delivery Plan 2016-19

4 April 2016: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on the Together for Mental Health delivery plan 2016-19. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Mental Health Act Code of Practice for Wales

27 November 2015: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on the draft Mental Health Act Code of Practice for Wales. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • National Pathway for Homelessness Services to Children, Young People and Adults in the Secure Estate

24 September 2015: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on their National Pathway for Homelessness Services to Children, Young People and Adults in the Secure Estate. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Welsh Government Draft Equality Objectives 2016-20

10 July 2015: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on their Welsh Government Draft Equality Objectives 2016-20. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Service Framework for the Treatment of People with a Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Misuse Problems

23 April 2015: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on their Service Framework for the Treatment of People with a Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Misuse Problems. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Code of Guidance for Local Authorities on the Allocation of Accommodation and Homelessness

23 March 2015: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on their Code of Guidance for Local Authorities on the Allocation of Accommodation and Homelessness. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Talk to Me 2

5 March 2015: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on their suicide and self harm pervention strategy 'Talk to Me 2'. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act: Regulations and Codes of Practice

2 February 2015: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act regulations and Codes of Practice. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Welsh Liberal Democrats: A Healthier Society and a Stronger NHS

5 December 2014: This Welsh Liberal Democrats policy document asked for views on health services in Wales. You can download our response here


  • National Assembly Health and Social Care Committee - post legislative scrutiny of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure

12 September 2014: This Health and Social Care Committee inquiry will assess the implementation and operation of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010. More information can be found on the National Assembly website and you can download our response here


  • Review into the methods used to collect debts and manage borrowers in arrears

29 August 2014: This Financial Conduct Authority review asked for views about high cost short term lenders and the methods used to collect debts and manage borrowers in arrears. You can download our response here.


  • Duty to Review: Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010

20 June 2014: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on the Mental Health (Wales) Measure. More information about the Measure can be found on the Welsh Government website and you can download our response here.


  • The Social Security (Waiting Days) Amendment Regulations 2014

13 June 2014: This Social Security Advisory Committee consultation asked for views on the Social Security (Waiting Days) Amendment Regulations 2014. More information about the consultation can be found on the Social Security Advisory Committee website and you can download our response here.


  • Proposed amendments to the Housing (Wales) Bill

1 May 2014: We have been working with Cymorth Cymru, Shelter Cymru and Tai Pawb to develop a series of amendments to the Housing (Wales) Bill. These have been sent to members of the National Assembly Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee as well as the Minister for Housing and Regeneration. More information about the Housing (Wales) Bill can be found on the National Assembly website and you can download our response here.


  • Policy implementation guidance: Mental health services for prisoners in Wales

24 February 2014: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on their policy implementation guidance for mental health services for prisoners in Wales. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Welsh Language Commissioner - health inquiry into primary care

20 January 2014: This inquiry asked for views on Welsh language primary care services. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Language Commissioner's website and you can download our response here.


  • Inquiry into the general principles of the Housing (Wales) Bill

17 January 2014: This Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee inquiry asked for views on the Housing (Wales) Bill. More information about the consultation can be found on the National Assembly website and you can download our response here.


  • Proposal to amend the priority need status of former prisoners in relation to the homelessness duties of local authorities

28 October 2013: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on the proposal to amend the priority need status of former prisoners in relation to the homelessness duties of local authorities. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Renting Homes White Paper 

16 August 2013: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on their Renting Homes White Paper. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Transforming Legal Aid: Delivering a more credible and efficient system

4 June 2013: This UK Government consultation asked for views on their proposals to reform criminal legal aid. More information about the consultation can be found on Ministry of Justice website and you can download our response here.


  • Criminal Justice Liaison Services in Wales: Policy Implementation Guidance

12 March 2013: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on their Criminal Justice Liaison Services policy implementation guidance. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Silk Commission: Second Call for Evidence

1 March 2013: The Commission on Devolution in Wales was established by the UK Government to review the present financial and constitutional arrangements in Wales. More information can be found on the Commission's website and you can download our response here.


  • Homes for Wales: A White Paper for Better Lives and Communities

17 August 2012: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on their Housing White Paper. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Together for Mental Health: A Cross-Government Strategy for Mental Health and Wellbeing in Wales

31 July 2012: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on their draft mental health and wellbeing strategy. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government’s website and you can download our response here.


  • Social Services (Wales) Bill

1 June 2012: This Welsh Government consultation asked for views on their proposed Social Services (Wales) Bill. More information about the consultation can be found on the Welsh Government website and you can download our response here.


You can access more of our consultation responses here.


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