Committee Adviser's / External Research Consultant's Registration Form

  • Registration Form

  • Scottish Parliament Committee Adviser's / External Research Consultant's Registration Form
  • Please fill out the following form in order to register as an adviser for Scottish Parliament committees or as a consultant for external research.
  • Use the 'Submit Form' button at the bottom of the page to send your registration via e-mail.
  • Any personal data you provide to the SPCB will be processed according to the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998, for more information please see Data Protection and Privacy Policy.
  • Please note that fields marked with a * are mandatory.
  • Section A     Experience and Committees of Interest

  • (If you would like to register interest in both, check both boxes)
  • *Main Area of Expertise (Please select up to 3) link to further detail on the subject expertise categories






  • *Summary of Experience (please detail any experience that you think is relevant - in less than 500 words. You may wish to include a link to a website with further details)
  • Section B     Contact Details

  • Title  
  • *First Name(s) 
  • Middle Name / Initials 
  • *Surname 
  • Organisation Name (if relevant) 
  • Department/Faculty (if relevant) 
  • Occupation 
  • Address
  • *Address Line 1  
  • Address Line 2  
  • Address Line 3 
  • *City  
  • Postcode 
  • Contact Information

  • Telephone No(s) - Work 
  • Telephone No(s) - Home 
  • Telephone No(s) - Mobile 
  • Fax No - Work 
  • Fax No - Home 
  • Email Address 
  • URL Website 
  • Section C    Parent Body Details 

    Only complete this section if there is a separate parent body to the contact details provided in Section B
  • Parent Body Organisation 
  • Address Line 1  
  • Address Line 2  
  • Address Line 3 
  • City 
  • Postcode 
  • Contact Information 

  • Telephone No(s) 
  • Fax No(s) 
  • Email Address 
  • URL Website 
  • Section D     Equal Opportunities Monitoring Information

  • The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (SPCB) is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and treatment and to eliminating unfair discrimination in its award of adviser and research contracts.
  • It will seek to ensure that the selection of advisers is made fairly with respect and without bias.
  • No candidate will receive less favourable treatment than others because of her or his gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital, family or part time status, racial group (includes colour, race, nationality, national or ethnic origin) religion, disability (unless objectively justified) or age.
  • You are not required to complete the three questions below on gender, disability and racial/ethnic/national group. However, we would be grateful if you would provide this information because it will greatly assist us in the effectiveness of our equal opportunities policies.
  • Applicants can be assured that the information will be treated as strictly confidential and will not affect you application in any way.
  • 1.    Gender

  • Please select as appropriate to indicate your gender 
  • 2.     Disability

  • The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 defines disability as a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal day to day activities.
  • Please tick this box if you consider that you have a disability 
  • We are also committed to making any reasonable adjustment to enable someone with a disability to act as an Adviser to a Committee or External Research Consultant.
  • This could involve providing equipment or practical assistance at a Committee meeting.
  • 3.     Racial/Ethnic/National Group

  • The following question is based upon the categories listed in the Census (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2000.
  • You should choose ONE section from A to E and then select the appropriate entry to indicate your cultural background:
  • A.   White
  • Scottish 
  • English 
  • Irish  
  • Welsh  
  • Any other white background 
  • B.   Mixed
  • Any mixed background   
  • C.   Asian, Asian Scottish or Asian British
  • Indian 
  • Pakistani 
  • Bangladeshi 
  • Chinese 
  • Any other Asian background   
  • D.   Black, Black Scottish or Black British
  • Caribbean 
  • African 
  • Any other black background   
  • E.   Other ethnic background
  • Any other background   
  • Section E    Other Information

  • Where did you find out about the opportunity to register as a Committee Adviser/External Research Consultant? 
  • For other please specify   [click button to send completed form]