Rural Policy

Purpose of the group

The purpose of the Group is to inform MSPs and the wider Scottish Parliament about issues relating to rural policies and policy-making in Scotland.

Forthcoming meetings

Tuesday 8 December 2015: Rural Health at 5.30pm in the  Adam Smith Room (CR5)
Wednesday 24 February 2016: Rural Responsibility at 5.30pm in the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4)

Next meeting: 06 October 2015

The topic of this meeting will be Empowering Young Decision Makers. The meeting also include the AGM and will be held at 5.30pm in the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4).

Agendas/Links

Further information relating to the CPG on Rural Policy is available here:

http://www.sruc.ac.uk/info/120294/cross_party_group_on_rural_policy

Minutes

Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Barbara Kelly

Pat Neeson

Aileen

Maurice Gray

David Green

Vanessa Halhead

Clare Hall

Norman MacAskill

Drew Ratter

Helen Sellars

Anne McGuire MP

Bill Slee

Katrina Marsden

Gillian Gillies

Emilie-Louise Purdie

Stephanie Graf

Louise McClune

Gill Dykes

Roger Turner

Organisations

SRUC - secretary

Age Scotland

Angus Council

Archaeology Scotland

Argentix Ltd

Argyll and Bute Council

Arthouse Galleries

Ayrshire and Arran

Balcaskie Estate, Fife

Barnardos

Barnardo's Scotland

Bellenden (Independent Communications Agency)

BIG Lottery          

Borders Foundation for Rural Sustainability

British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI)

Buccleuch

Buccleuch Estates

Buchan Dial-a-Community Bus/ DAB Plus c.i.c

Built Environment Forum Scotland

CADISPA Trust

Cairngorms National Park Authority

Cambusbarron Community Council

Cardiff University

Carnegie UK Trust

Citizens Advice Scotland

CNPA

Coalfields Regeneration Trust

Community Land Scotland

Community Transport Association

Consumer Focus Scotland

Cooperative Group

Crichton Carbon Centre

Crichton Institute

Crofting Connections

Crown Estate         

Crown Estate Scotland         

D&G Small Communities Housing Trust       

DCM Heritage

Development Trusts Association Scotland        

Dormont Estate

Dumfries and Galloway Council

Dumfries and Galloway LEADER

Dunbar Farmers

Dynamic Earth

East Lothian Council

Eco-Schools Scotland

Empowerment & Renewal SG        

Energy4all

Engender

European Commission

European Network for Rural Development

Falkland Estate

Forestry Commission

Forestry Commission Conservator for Perth and Argyll

Forestry Commission Scotland

Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER

FSB

Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

Glasgow Caledonian University

Go Rural For Business

Go Rural Ltd

Halmyre Community Company

Here We Are Project

Heriot Watt University

Highland Cattle Society

Highland Children's Forum

Highland Council

Highlands and Islands Enterprise        

Historic Scotland

Holyrood Communications

Horticultural Trades Association (HTA)

Inspiring Scotland

James Hutton Institute

John Muir Trust

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Lamancha Community Association

Land Reform Review Group

Landmaps Ltd

Langholm Enterprise Academy Partnership

Lantra

Lets Live Local

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Low Carbon HIE       

MAKAR Ltd

Marine Scotland

McMillan Consultancy

Moray Local Development Strategy Working Group (Moray LEADER)

National Trust for Scotland

Newcastle University

NFUS

NFUS Communications

Nick Wright Planning

North Highland Initiative

North Highland Initiative         

Nourish Scotland

PAS

Peeblers CAN

Planning Aid Scotland

Plunkett Foundation

Plunkett Foundation Scotland

QMS

RPID

RSA Fellows Scotland and MCICH Network

RSABI

RSPB

RSPB Scotland

RTPI

Rural & Islands Housing Associations Forum

Rural Development Council         

Rural Housing Service         

Rural Innovation

SAC Consulting

SAOS (Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society)

Scotland Food and Drink Federation

Scottish Association of Young Farmers

Scottish Borders Council

Scottish Churches Housing Action

Scottish Churches Rural Group

Scottish Countryside Alliance        

Scottish Crofting Federation

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Environment Protection Agency        

Scottish Government

Scottish Green Party

Scottish Land and Estates        

Scottish Land Fund

Scottish Natural Heritage         

Scottish Rural Action

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Scottish Womens Aid

Scottish Youth Parliament

SCVO

SEPA

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Skills Development Scotland

SNH

Soil Association

Soil Association Scotland (Food for Life Scotland)

Soirbeas ltd

South Ayrshire Council

Southern Uplands Partnership

Space Unlimited

Stove Network, Dumfries

STUC

Sue Hudson Planning Ltd

Thirdwave       

Thrive for Business

University of Aberdeen

University of Edinburgh

University of Highlands & Islands   

University of Stirling

University of West of Scotland

Upper Quartile

Urban Animation/Dhu Rural

Whitehill Design Studios         

Whitmuir Community Farm Ltd

Whitmuir Organics Limited

Women's Enterprise Scotland

Woodland Trust Scotland

Yellow Book Ltd

Young Scot

Youth Connect Borders

Youth Scotland

YouthBorders

Get involved

Next meeting:
06 October 2015

Contact:

Jane.Atterton@sruc.ac.uk

Tel:

Contact

Alex Fergusson MSP

M2.04
Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

0131 348 5638