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Update on Consultation - The Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009: The Designation of New Responsible Authorities

The Scottish Government's consultation on proposals to designate additional public bodies and office holders as 'responsible authorities' under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009 ended on June 21, 2012. The aim was to help all organisations involved in managing flood risk by clarifying which organisations should have a statutory obligation to help deliver sustainable flood risk management in Scotland. The responses to the consultation have been analysed and a summary report produced.

Please follow the link below to access the Report.

Report on Consultation - The Designation of New Responsible Authorities

The original consultation documents can be found here.

The Scottish Government wishes to thank all those who took time to give their considered response to the Consultation.

Delivering Sustainable Flood Risk Management - a consultation - January 2011 Flood Sign

This consultation document provides statutory guidance to SEPA, local authorities and Scottish Water on fulfilling their responsibilities under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009. It also provides contextual information on how these responsibilities align with the Government's wider policy framework for improving how flood risk is managed. Full Details

Update on Consultation - The Future of Flood Risk Management in Scotland

The Consultation, "The Future of Flood Risk Management in Scotland" ended on April 25, 2008. In conjunction with this, five Town Hall Meetings were also held throughout Scotland.

The results of this broad Consultation were analysed and the individual responses are available to view at the Scottish Parliament Library.

Please follow the link below to access the Report.

Report on Consultation - The Future of Flood Risk Management in Scotland

Strategic Environmental Assessment

A Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Consultation has also been prepared. Please follow the link below to view the report.

Strategic Environmental Assessment

Town Hall Meetings

For more information, including a record of the comments made at the Town Hall Meetings, please follow the link below.

Link to Town Hall Meetings