Analysis of Responses to the Public Consultation on Scottish Marine Regions - Defining Their Boundaries

DescriptionAnalysis of written responses to a consultation paper on proposals for the creation of Scottish Marine Regions.
ISBN978 178045 4474
Official Print Publication DateOctober 2011
Website Publication DateOctober 26, 2011

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Social Research and Marine Scotland, Scottish Government

ISBN 978 1 78045 447 4 (Web only publication)
ISSN 2045 6964
DPPAS 12095

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CONTENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INTRODUCTION

2. GENERAL PRINCIPLE: SHOULD SCOTTISH MARINE REGIONS BE CREATED?

3. SEAWARD LIMITS OF SCOTTISH MARINE REGION BOUNDARIES

4. STRATEGIC SEA AREAS

5. POSSIBLE APPROACHES TO IDENTIFYING SMRS

6. OPTIONS FOR DEFINING THE BOUNDARIES OF SMRS
OPTION 1:PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
OPTION 2:EXISTING ADMINISTRATIVE MODELS
OPTION 3:PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS WITH TWO WEST COAST REGIONS AND VARIED EAST COAST BOUNDARIES

7. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS AND CONSULTATION EVENTS

8. EQUALITY ASSESSMENT

ANNEX A: ORGANISATIONS WHICH WERE SENT THE CONSULTATION PAPER
ANNEX B: ORGANISATIONS WHICH RESPONDED
ANNEX C: LIST OF CONSULTATION EVENTS

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only
www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.