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

11/02/21 The Potential for a Galloway National Park
Parliamentary Briefing for Members’ Debate

19/02/21 National Planning Framework 4 – Position Statement
Our response to the latest consultation from the Scottish Government over future planning policy

11/01/2021 Introduction of market restrictions on single-use plastic (SUP) items in Scotland.
Our response to the Scottish government consultation on the above

07/10/20 Scottish Planning Policy and Housing
Response to Scottish Government’s consultation on proposed technical amendments to Scottish Planning Policy

04/08/2020 Manifesto Proposals – Circular Economy
Proposed Circular Economy wording for political party manifestos for the 2021 Scottish Parliament Elections

23/07/2020 Manifesto Proposals – Green Belts
Proposed Green Belts wording for political party manifestos for the 2021 Scottish Parliament Elections

02/06/20 Leading The Way
Protected Landscapes and Rural Recovery

26/05/20 Manifesto Proposals – National Parks
Proposed National Parks wording for political party manifestos for the 2021 Scottish Parliament Elections

12/03/20 National Planning Framework 4 – Call for Ideas
APRS submission to Scottish Government’s Call for Ideas for the forthcoming National Planning Framework 4

12/03/20 Space Hub Sutherland
Our letter of objection to Highland Council

19/12/19 Circular Economy: Proposals for Legislation
Consultation response to the Scottish Government on its proposals for the forthcoming Circular Economy Bill

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

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