National Planning Framework 4: participation statement

Participation statement outlining how we will conduct the consultation on Scotland’s draft fourth National Planning Framework.


1. A list of the current Key Agencies can be found at

2. The outcomes are:

a) Meeting the housing needs of people living in Scotland including, in particular, the housing needs for older people and disabled people,
b) Improving the health and wellbeing of people living in Scotland,
c) Increasing the population of rural areas of Scotland,
d) Improving equality and eliminating discrimination,
e) Meeting any targets relating to the reduction of emissions of greenhouse gases, within the meaning of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009, contained in or set by virtue of that Act, and

f) Securing positive effects for biodiversity



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