Is it right that Gaelic be recognised as one of the languages of Scotland in statute? yes I think Gaelic must be an official language in Scotland in equal status with English.
Should Bòrd na Gàidhlig have the functions provided in section 1 of the draft Bill? No answer entered.
Should the requirements in sections 2 and 3 of the draft Bill be placed on Bòrd na Gàidhlig? No answer entered.
Should Bòrd na Gàidhlig be given the powers in schedule 1, paragraph 11 to the draft Bill? No answer entered.
Are there other matters, beyond those in section 5(5) of the draft Bill, that public bodies should have regard to in determining whether to prepare a Gaelic language plan? No answer entered.
Should public bodies be required to consider whether it is appropriate to prepare and publish a Gaelic language plan describing the services they will offer in Gaelic? yes
Should the Bill provide for Bòrd na Gàidhlig to assist and advise public bodies in the preparation of Gaelic language plans? yes
Should the Bill require Bòrd na Gàidhlig to prepare guidance on Gaelic language planning? yes
Should Bòrd na Gàidhlig have a role in advising education authorities and the Scottish Executive on plans for Gaelic medium education flowing from the 2000 Act? yes
Would you like to comment on any other aspects of the draft Gaelic Language Bill? In 1975 died the last Manx spoken, Neill Madrell, and with him an ancient celtic language now the Scottish Goverment must help to Gaelic to survive. Don´t let Gaelic die. If Gaelic die and important Scotland heritage will die with it. CUM GAIDHLIG BEO.