Management Proposals of Inshore Fisheries Groups

Consultation on the initiatives developed by Inshore Fisheries Groups with the potential for environmental impact.

7.0 Next Steps

7.1 Marine Scotland will take into account views raised in response to the consultation on the IFG management proposals and the Environmental Report, in deciding whether and/or how the proposals should be progressed.

7.2 A Post-Adoption Statement will be published once the consultation analysis is complete and decisions have been made. This will explain how issues raised in the environmental assessment, and associated views in response to the consultation, have been addressed.

7.3 Proposals for monitoring will be set out in the Post-Adoption Statement.

How to respond to the consultation

7.4 Views on the IFG management plan proposals and this Environmental Report are now invited. The consultation on the IFG management plan proposals and the Environmental Report will last for eight weeks. Please provide your comments by 10 October 2013.

7.5 Comments in writing should be made to:

Inshore Fisheries Groups
Marine Scotland
Area 1-B South
Victoria Quay

or to

7.6 Copies of the IFG Management Plan Proposals and the Environmental Report are available for viewing, during office hours, in the library at Saughton House:

Scottish Government
Saughton House
Broomhouse Drive
EH11 3XD

7.7 If you have any enquiries please send them to or telephone 0131 244 4421.


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