Publication - Impact assessment

Offshore wind energy - draft sectoral marine plan: social and economic impact assessment

Published: 18 Dec 2019
Directorate:
Marine Scotland Directorate
Part of:
Energy, Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781839603792

A social and economic impact assessment to support development of the draft sectoral marine plan for offshore wind energy.

316 page PDF

4.9 MB

Contents
Offshore wind energy - draft sectoral marine plan: social and economic impact assessment
A Project Board and Steering Group

A Project Board and Steering Group

A.1 Project Board

To oversee the full Sectoral Marine Plan development. Responsibilities include: provide guidance and direction; review stages and approve progress to next; and approve substantive changes.

A.1.1 Project Board Membership

Marine Scotland

  • Deputy Director, Marine Planning and Policy
  • Head of Marine Renewables and Offshore Wind
  • Head of Planning and Strategy
  • Head of Marine Analytical Unit
  • Deputy Director for ACRE, Aquaculture, Crown Estate, Recreational Fisheries, EMFF and Europe

Directorate for Energy and Climate Change

  • Head of Energy Industries, Deputy Director
  • Head of Utilities, Markets & Networks Policy Unit
  • Head of Large Scale Renewables

A.2 Steering Group

Two Project Steering Groups are in the process of being established. They will provide information and advice, provide input into the methods used and technical content, and review documents. Membership will include Scottish Government officials, external organisations and stakeholders.

A.2.1 Steering Group: Regional Locational Guidance (Environmental Baseline), Plan, Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitats Regulations Appraisal

Scottish Government

  • Marine Scotland - Chair) Head of Marine and Offshore Renewable Energy
  • Marine Scotland - Senior Policy Officer and technical adviser
  • Marine Scotland - Policy Adviser, MORE Team
  • Marine Scotland - Senior Policy Officer, MORE Team
  • Marine Scotland Science - Renewable Energy Environmental Adviser
  • Marine Scotland - Head of Marine Analytical Unit
  • Marine Scotland - Head of Domestic Fisheries Management
  • Scottish Government Energy Directorate - Policy Executive, Offshore Wind
  • Scottish Government Planning and Architecture Division - Senior SEA Specialist/Planner

Organisations/Stakeholders

  • Scottish Natural Heritage –Policy and Advice Manager
  • Historic Environment Scotland –Senior Casework Officer
  • Scottish Environment Protection Agency – Marine Ecology Unit Manager
  • Scottish Renewables
  • Crown Estate Scotland (Interim Management) - Policy and Planning Manager
  • WWF
  • RSPB
  • Joint Nature Conservation Committee
  • Scottish Fishermen’s Federation
  • Regional Inshore Fisheries - West Coast Regional IFG Chair

A.2.2 Steering Group: Regional Locational Guidance (Socio-Economic Baseline), Socio-Economic Impact Assessment and Scenario Mapping

Scottish Government

  • Marine Scotland - Head of Marine and Offshore Renewable Energy
  • Marine Scotland - Senior Policy Officer and technical adviser
  • Marine Scotland - Policy Adviser, MORE team
  • Marine Scotland - Senior Policy Officer, MORE Team
  • Marine Scotland - Head of Marine Analytical Unit
  • Marine Scotland - Head of Domestic Fisheries Management
  • Scottish Government Energy Directorate - Policy Executive, Offshore Wind
  • Scottish Government Planning and Architecture Division - Senior SEA Specialist/Planner

Organisations/Stakeholders

  • Scottish Renewables -
  • Scottish Fishermen’s Federation -
  • Scottish Fishermen’s Federation -
  • UK Chamber of Shipping - Policy Advisor
  • Regional Inshore Fisheries - NE Coast Regional IFG Chair
  • Regional Inshore Fisheries - West Coast Regional IFG Chair
  • Crown Estate Scotland (Interim Management) - Policy and Planning Manager
  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise - Senior Development Manager – Large Scale Renewables
  • Scottish Enterprise – Senior Manager, Energy Supply Chain Team

Contact

Email: drew.milne@gov.scot