Designation of four Marine Protected Areas in Scottish waters: consultation analysis

Summary of the analysis of responses submitted on the designation of the four possible Marine Protected Areas; North-east Lewis, Sea of the Hebrides, Shiant East Bank and Southern Trench.

Annex A: Organisations who submitted responses to consultation

The following organisations submitted a responses to the consultation.

  • Aberdeenshire Council
  • Applecross Environment
  • Argyll and Bute Council
  • Basking Shark Scotland
  • BEIS - OPRED (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - Offshore Petroleum Regulator for the Environment and Decommissioning)
  • Clyde Fishermen's Association
  • Coastal Communities Network
  • Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
  • Communities Inshore Fisheries Alliance (CIFA)
  • Community of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST)
  • EDF Energy
  • EDP Renewables
  • Energy UK
  • Fauna & Flora International
  • Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust (HWDT)
  • Historic Environment Scotland (HES)
  • International Association of Geophysical Contractors (IAGC)
  • IUCN Joint SSC/WCPA Marine Mammal Protected Areas Task Force (MMPATF)
  • Mallaig and North West Fishermen's Association
  • Mallaig Harbour Authority
  • Marine Concern
  • Marine Conservation International (Heriot-Watt University)
  • Marine Conservation Society
  • MFV alliance fishing ltd
  • Mind Body Edinburgh
  • Mowi Scotland Limited
  • Northeast creel & line association
  • Oil & Gas UK (OGUK)
  • Open Seas
  • Outer Hebrides Regional Inshore Fisheries Group
  • Ross, Sutherland, Skye & Lochalsh Fishermen's Association
  • Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland
  • St Andrews Inshore Fishermen’s Association (SAIFA)
  • Saltwater Life
  • Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)
  • Scottish Environment LINK
  • Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA)
  • Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF)
  • Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission (SHET)
  • Scottish Salmon Company
  • Scottish White Fish Producers Association (SWFPA)
  • Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT)
  • ScottishPower Renewables
  • Sea Change Wester Ross
  • Sea Fans
  • Skye Communities for Natural Heritage
  • Small Isles Community Council
  • Scottish Natural Heritage (now known as NatureScot)
  • Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation (SSPO)
  • Sunnyside Ocean Defenders/Sunnyside Primary School
  • Surfers Against Sewage
  • Tayside and Central Scotland Regional Transport Partnerships
  • The art den
  • The Law Society of Scotland
  • The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) Scotland
  • Tiree Community Council
  • UK Chamber of Shipping
  • Wave Action
  • West of Scotland Fish Producers’ Organisation
  • Western Isles Fishermen's Association (WFA)
  • Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) and Client Earth



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