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

Next meeting: 24 February 2016

The meeting will be held at 5.30pm in the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4). The topic of this meeting will be Rural Responsibility.

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

Vanessa Halhead

Norman MacAskill

Drew Ratter

Roger Turner

Organisations

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) – secretariat

Angus Council

Argyll and Bute Council

Archaeology Scotland

Arthouse Galleries

Barnardos

Bellenden (Independent Communications Agency)

BIG Lottery

Borders Foundation for Rural Sustainability

British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI)

Buccleuch Estates

Built Environment Forum Scotland

Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA)

Carnegie UK Trust

CADISPA Trust

Community Land Scotland

Crown Estate

Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS)

Crichton Carbon Centre

Crichton Institute

Crofting Connections

Community Transport Association

DCM Heritage

Dormont Estate

Dumfries and Galloway LEADER

Forestry Commission Scotland

Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)

Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

Glasgow Caledonian University

Here We Are Project

Heriot Watt University

Highlands and Islands Enterprise    (HIE)

Historic Scotland

Horticultural Trades Association (HTA)

James Hutton Institute         

John Muir Trust

Keep Scotland Beautiful

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Marine Scotland

National Trust for Scotland

National Farmers Union Scotland (NFUS)

North Highland Initiative

Planning Aid Scotland

RSABI

RSA Fellows Scotland and MCICH Network

Rural & Islands Housing Associations Forum

Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society

Scotland Food and Drink Federation

Scottish Association of Young Farmers

Scottish Borders Council

Scottish Churches Rural Group

Scottish Countryside Alliance

Scottish Crofting Federation

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Environment Protection Agency        

Scottish Government

Scottish Land & Estates

Scottish Natural Heritage         

Scottish Rural Action

Scottish Youth Parliament

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO)

Skills Development Scotland

Southern Uplands Partnership

Stirling University

Stove Network, Dumfries

Thirdwave

University of Aberdeen

University of Edinburgh

University of the Highlands & Islands

University of Newcastle, Institute for Social Renewal

University of West of Scotland

Upper Quartile

Urban Animation/Dhu Rural

Whitehill Design Studios         

Whitmuir Community Farm Ltd

Whitmuir Organics Limited

Woodland Trust Scotland

YouthBorders

Get involved

Next meeting:
24 February 2016

Contact:

Jane.Atterton@sruc.ac.uk

Tel:

Contact

Alex Fergusson MSP

M2.04
Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

0131 348 5638