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Strategic Historic Environment Forum

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Title:Strategic Historic Environment Forum
Description:Documents relating to the Strategic Historic Environment Forum
File:23 June 2014 - Draft Minute [PDF, 266.9 kb: 11 Sep 2014]
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File:SHEF - 23rd June - Papers Pack [PDF, 865.8 kb: 18 Jun 2015]
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File:SHEF - 15 December - Papers Pack [PDF, 436.2 kb: 18 Jun 2015]
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File:SHEF - Dec 2014 - Note of Meeting [PDF, 241.7 kb: 18 Jun 2015]
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File:SHEF - 10 June 15 - Full Papers Pack - For Web [PDF, 881.3 kb: 18 Jun 2015]
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File:SHEF - Membership - 2015 [DOCX, 21.3 kb: 24 Aug 2015]
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File:SHEF - Meeting - Draft Note of Meeting of 10 June 2015 [DOCX, 46.0 kb: 17 Sep 2015]
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File:Strategic Historic Environment Forum - 9 December 2015 - Note of meeting [PDF, 267.1 kb: 10 Jan 2017]
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File:SHEF - 9 December 2015 - Meeting papers [PDF, 448.4 kb: 10 Jan 2017]
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Strategic Historic Environment Forum (SHEF)

Chair: Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs

The Forum will provide top level leadership across heritage organisations and other bodies that can contribute to realising the shared vision for the historic environment as outlined in the Historic Environment Strategy for Scotland:

Our vision for Scotland’s historic environment is that it is understood and valued, cared for and protected, enjoyed and enhanced. It is at the heart of a flourishing and sustainable Scotland and will be passed on with pride to benefit future generations.

Aim

The overall aim of the Forum is to drive progress towards achievement of the Strategy’s key outcome: To ensure that the cultural, social, environmental and economic value of Scotland’s heritage makes a strong contribution to the wellbeing of the nation and its people.

Remit

The new Forum, which will help support delivery of our shared vision for the historic environment, will be chaired by the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs and will meet twice a year. The main functions of the forum are:

  • To champion Scotland’s historic environment by providing strategic advice and direction on its management and promotion.
  • To ensure the cultural, social, environmental and economic value of our heritage continues to make a major contribution to the nation’s wellbeing by delivering our shared vision for Scotland’s historic environment.
  • To promote the Strategy by encouraging and celebrating collaboration and leadership at all levels across the sector.
  • To work in partnership on issues of national importance, aligning partners’ activities and resources to deliver on agreed priorities for the historic environment.

Useful links

Landscape and the Historic Environment Common Statement – Scottish Natural Heritage website