Our responses, policies and statements on topics relevant to our aims

09/10/19  Deposit Return Scheme Regulations 2020
Submission to the Scottish Parliament Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee from the APRS Have You Got The Bottle? campaign

14/06/19  Planning Bill Stage 3 Debate Parliamentary Briefing
APRS priorities for the final stage of the Planning Bill

10/05/2019 Environmental Principles and Governance 
Response to Scottish Government consultation on future arrangements for Scotland’s environment if the UK leaves the EU

23/08/2018  Scottish Government Environment Strategy
Response to Scottish Government’s ‘Developing an Environment Strategy for Scotland’ Discussion Paper

26/07/2018 Green Belt development in North Lanarkshire
Our objection to the proposed EuroPark housing development near Airdrie

29/05/2018 Planning Bill Stage 1 Debate Parliamentary Briefing
Input to the debate at the Scottish Parliament 

08/03/2018  Save the Greenbelt Debate Parliamentary Briefing
Input to the debate at the Scottish Parliament

11/08/2017  Response to Planning Position Statement
Our response to the Scottish Government’s ‘Places, People and Planning’ Position Statement

07/07/2017  Objection to Lossit Point fish hatchery
Our response to Argyll and Bute Council on this proposed development

28/06/2017  Objection to Knockendurrick Wind Farm
Our response to Dumfries and Galloway Council on this proposed development

24/05/2017  SCNP  & APRS National Parks Parliamentary Briefing
Input to the debate at the Scottish Parliament on 24th May

31/08/2016  Castlemains Farm, Dirleton, East Lothian 
Objection to planning application for the erection of 32 houses and 4 flats 

03/03/2016  Cromarty Firth Oil Transfer Licence Application
Our letter to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency stating our objections to this application. Read the application  

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