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Town Hall Meetings

Consultation - The Future of Flood Risk Management in Scotland - Town Hall Meetings

House Children FloodIn conjunction with the Flooding Bill Consultation, a series of Town Hall Meetings were held to hear views on a local level.

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Environment, Mr Richard Lochhead, attended the first meeting at Rothes, while the Minister for Environment, Mr Michael Russell, attended the meetings at Dumfries, Perth and Newmilns. A further meeting was held in Newton Stewart.

These meetings provided open debate and an opportunity to discuss the Consultation, "The Future of Flood Risk Management in Scotland."

Synopses of comments raised at these meetings:

Synopsis of Comments from Meeting in Rothes
Synopsis of Comments from Meeting in Newmilns
Synopsis of Comments from Meeting in Perth
Synopsis of Comments from Meeting in Newton Stewart
Synopsis of Comments from Meeting in Dumfries