Consultation Report on the Draft Scottish Marine Regions Order 2013

Report following the consultation on the Draft Scottish Marine Regions Order 2013.

3. Responses

The consultation closed on 28 February 2013. There were 37 formal responses received. All respondents agreed that they could be published and can be found on the Scottish Government web site. 3

Table 1. Responses to consultation by interest group

Interest Group/sector No.
Local Authority 11
Coastal Partnership or Forum 6
Individual 2
Fisheries/Aquaculture 6
Recreation 2
Environmental 1
Academic 1
Energy 1
Ports 2
Government Dept./body/agency 4
Archaeological 1


Professor Colin Reid
Mr Glen Smith


Aberdeen City and Shire Strategic Development Planning Authority
Aberdeen City Council
Aberdeenshire Council
ALGAO: Scotland
Argyll and Bute Council
Association of Salmon Fishery Boards
British Ports Association
British Sub Aqua Club
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Community of Arran Seabed Trust
Falkirk Council
Firth of Clyde Forum
Forth Estuary Forum
Forth Ports Limited
Marine Biological Association
Marine Management Organisation ( MMO)
Moray Firth Partnership
North Ayrshire Council
North East Creel & Line Association
Orkney Islands Council
Royal Yachting Association Scotland
Scottish Coastal Forum
Scottish Environment LINK
Scottish Environment Protection Agency ( SEPA)
Scottish Fishermen's Federation
Scottish Natural Heritage
Scottish Renewables
Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation
Shetland Islands Council
Solway Firth Partnership
South Ayrshire Council
Sustainable Inshore Fisheries Trust ( SIFT)
Tay Estuary Forum (Local Coastal Partnership)
The Crown Estate
The Highland Council


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