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Joint bilateral review of the relationship between Scotland and Ireland - public engagement: analytical summary

This is a report of the public engagement exercise conducted as part of the Ireland-Scotland joint bilateral review.


Footnotes

1. For simplicity, in the report of the Ireland-Scotland joint bilateral review published by both Governments on www.dfa.ie these themes are referred to as: Business and Economic  Relationship; Community and Diaspora; Culture; Rural, Coastal and Island Communities; Academic and Research links. 

2. For simplicity, in the report of the Ireland-Scotland joint bilateral review published by both Governments on www.dfa.ie these themes are referred to as: Business and Economic  Relationship; Community and Diaspora; Culture; Rural, Coastal and Island Communities; Academic and Research links.

3. Not included in this figure are the 70 responses based elsewhere. Of these, 77% view relationships as increasing, 16% as remaining the same and 4% as decreasing. 

4. Not included in this figure are the 70 responses based elsewhere, of which 67% expect the economic relationship to expand in the Energy sector, 67% in Tourism, 41% in Services and Expertise, 41% in Technology and IT, 31% in Finance, 60% in Agri-food, and 33% in ‘other’. 

5. Very – we need to collaborate on this with specific focus, for both our benefit

6. Quite – we need to maintain neighbourly connections

7. Not really – this connection isn’t any more important than with other neighbouring countries

Contact

Email: socialresearch@gov.scot

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