The Government of Ireland and Scottish Government are grateful to all those who participated in this engagement exercise, and to those individuals and organisations that shared the Review Questionnaire with friends, family and colleagues.
This is a report of the public engagement exercise conducted as part of the Ireland-Scotland joint bilateral review. It is based on analysis carried out by Scottish Government Social Researchers and was produced in line with the principles of the UK Government Social Research Code, ensuring outputs are rigorous and impartial, legal and ethical, accessible, and relevant.
The aim of the report is to summarise the views submitted to the public engagement exercise conducted in Ireland and Scotland as part of the Ireland-Scotland joint bilateral review, and to acknowledge the responses received. These views are also acknowledged in the report of the Ireland-Scotland joint bilateral review published by both Governments on www.dfa.ie. The views summarised in this report are those of the organisations and individuals who chose to submit them to the public engagement exercise. This report does not comment on the accuracy of views or the feasibility of suggestions summarised in it. The report does not represent the views or intentions of the Government of Ireland or the Scottish Government.