The Chair of APRS and SCNP, John Thomson, responded to the Shared Rural Network’s 4G coverage targets. You can also read the three joint letters that APRS has signed with a coalition of community, conservation and outdoor recreation groups.
APRS has responded to a Government consultation on the Human Rights Bill for Scotland and we welcome the inclusion of a Right to a Healthy Environment. This could be transformative for communities challenging unsustainable, polluting and damaging activities and developments in their area.
APRS has responded to the consultation on the Circular Economy (Scotland) Bill. In summary our view is that the bill, as it stands, needs considerable improvement if it is to drive Scotland’s transition towards a circular economy. Waste should be seen as a systemic issue, and we need greater provisions for producer responsibility rather than the blame lying solely on individuals.
Westminster has told the Scottish Government what it can and can’t do with deposit return.