Our Strategic Plan
We have published an Interim Strategic Plan, setting out how we intend to carry out our role in the interim period until our final Strategic Plan is approved by the Scottish Parliament.
We are currently consulting on our draft Strategic Plan - prior to laying our final Plan before Parliament for approval by 1st October 2022.
Our Strategic Plan sets out the strategic outcomes that we are aiming to achieve and our proposed approach to delivering each of these.
You can download the Interim Strategic Plan here:
You can read our draft Strategic Plan and respond to the consultation here:
The consultation is open until 17 August 2022 and you are invited to share your views with ESS using the online survey:
We have organised information sessions for people and organisations with an interest in our role to hear more about our draft Plan and our proposed approach and you can access details of these and how to sign-up to attend here:
A video explaining our role and what we are consulting on, can be watched below:
We are also happy to answer queries about our proposed approach, or to meet with any group or organisation who wants to respond during the consultation period. If you have queries or would like to meet please contact:
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