Tomintoul & Glenlivet

Crown Estate Consultation – Closes Tomorrow 29th March

Crown Estate Consultation – Closes Tomorrow 29th March

 

Scottish Government Consultation on the Long Term Management of the Crown Estate in Scotland – closes tomorrow 29th March

Please ensure you have your say by responding to the consultation – you do not have to follow the format of the lengthy document and can send your response in whatever format you prefer.

Scottish Government are setting up an interim body chaired by Amanda Bryan and managed by a board of directors to manage Crown Estate asset in Scotland from April 2017. This is an interim arrangement in advance of major changes being considered and consulted upon. Scottish Government are inviting written responses to the Scottish Government Consultation on the Long Term Management of the Crown Estate in Scotland by Wednesday 29 March 2017. In her forward to the consultation document Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform says

 

‘The devolution creates significant opportunities for Scotland, local communities and industry and we need to take advantage of this major change. There can be a new focus on how we manage Crown Estate assets in Scotland and there will no longer be leakage of revenue from Scotland. We need to focus on delivering a new system that works for Scotland’s future while also ensuring a smooth and ordered transition.

Opportunities include enhancing the financial and social benefits that we can obtain from the assets, ensuring decisions are taken in Scotland, based on Scottish priorities in a transparent and inclusive way’

 

Details for submitting responses are as follows:

 

Online on the Scottish Government website: https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/crown-estate-strategy-unit/long-term-management-of-the-crown-estate/.

 

By email: CrownEstate.Consultation@gov.scot.

 

By post: Scottish Government, Crown Estate Strategy Unit, Area 1-A South, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ

 

Further information can be found in the news release http://news.gov.scot/news/future-of-the-crown-estate or by speaking to Oli or a director of TGDT.

 

 

This consultation is a great opportunity for all of us to have our say and influence the future direction of the Glenlivet Estate, and how it will be managed for everyone’s benefit.   We encourage you to take part in this consultation, and join us in preparing a comprehensive response which reflects the needs and aspirations of all our communities. 

 

For further information, contact Oli Giles on 01807 580358 or oliver@tgdt.org,uk www.tgdt.org.uk and look out for further information on the web and locally.