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How to respond

There are three different consultations running under the "Planning Scotland's Seas" heading:

  1. Draft National Marine Plan
  2. Draft Sectoral Marine Plans for wave, wind and tidal energy
  3. Possible nature conservation Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)

Step One

Choose which consultation you want to repond to - number 1, 2 or 3. If you want to respond to all three, you only need to fill in one response form, but please make it clear which comments relate to which consultation.

Step Two

Read the appropriate consultation document. This may sound obvious, however each the documents has undergone significant revisions and updates since earlier drafts that uo mean have seen in previous years or during previous consultations.

Step Three

Fill in the Respondant Information Form (RIF) available for download at the bottom of this page - this asks for your personal details, including whether you wish for these to be made public, as well as your reponses to the specific questions in each consultation.

For the MPA Consultation, there is also a form below that allows you Respond by Post.

Step Four

Email your completed response form (RIF) to the appropriate mailbox:

  1. Draft National Marine Plan: marineplanning@scotland.gsi.gov.uk
  2. Draft Sectoral Marine Plans for wave, wind and tidal energy: offshorerenewableenergy@scotland.gsi.gov.uk
  3. Possible nature conservation Marine Protected Areas (MPAs): Marine_Environment_Mailbox@scotland.gsi.gov.uk
     

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Response Forms (RIFs)

Downloadable documents:

Title:How to respond
Description:How to respond
File:NMP - Response Form [DOC, 178.7 kb: 06 Sep 2013]
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File:MPAs - Response Form (RIF) [DOCX, 86.6 kb: 06 Sep 2013]
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File:Offshore Renewables [DOC, 122.4 kb: 06 Sep 2013]
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MPA - Respond by Post

Downloadable document:

Title:How to respond
Description:How to respond
File:MPA - Respond by Post form [DOCX, 59.3 kb: 06 Nov 2013]
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