“It is important that island communities like ours have the ability to control development in the waters around them.” OIC Leader James Stockan
The Islands Bill received Royal Assent on July 6th and become an Act of the Scottish Parliament.
He will take forward the implementation of the Islands Bill and the Islands Plan.
The Scottish Crown Estates Bill was debated in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 19th June 2018.
“How are we going to do things differently?”
“Securing investment through an Islands Deal is the focus for the next phase”
The Islands Bill is to be debated in the Scottish Parliament today (Wednesday) 30th May.
“I would have liked to have seen HIAL consult with the island communities concerned before making this decision.”
“We feel that more empowerment for the islands is needed in the Bill.”
your views are being sought on what you think of the Bill.