Report of the independent analysis of the responses to the Carers Legislation public consultation. The consultation sought views on a number of matters for carers and young carers. These included renaming carer assessments 'Carers Support Plans' and removal of the substantial and regular test as eligibility for assessment. Questions were included on support for carers, including information and advice and short breaks; carers/young carers involvement in the planning of services and identification of carer by public services. There were 165 responses from organisations and individuals and 1,422 generated by surveys distributed by two stakeholder organisations submitted to the Scottish Government. This report contains analysis of the views from the consultation responses.