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Scotland's economic performance - economic development zones: survey analysis

Published: 21 Jan 2021

Analysis of responses to 'Scotland’s Economic Performance: the contribution of place-based economic development zones' survey.

Scotland's economic performance - economic development zones: survey analysis
2. Details of responses

2. Details of responses

There were 39 responses to the survey overall. 35 were submitted through the Consult portal, or after the survey formally closed but following the survey format, and 4 were sent directly with a more general commentary on the issues.

There were 13 responses from business (harbour authorities are included in this category).

  • Aberdeen Harbour Board
  • AGS Airports
  • Airport Operators Association (letter)
  • Associated British Ports, Ports of Ayr and Troon
  • CBRE Ltd.
  • Clydeport - Peel Ports
  • Forth Ports
  • Orkney Harbour Authority
  • Peterhead Port Authority
  • Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association
  • Scrabster Harbour Trust
  • The Scottish Ports Group (British Ports Association)
  • The UK Major Ports Group

There were 11 responses from local authorities (the 3 Ayrshire councils submitted together and Dundee submitted on behalf of the Tay Cities Region). All of these were from officials rather than elected members.

  • Aberdeen City Council
  • Aberdeenshire Council
  • Argyll and Bute Council
  • Ayrshire Councils
  • Dumfries and Galloway Council
  • Dundee City Council on behalf of Tay Cities Region Management Group
  • Glasgow City Council
  • Inverclyde Council
  • Midlothian Council
  • Renfrewshire Council
  • The Falkirk Economic Partnership and Falkirk Council

There were 15 responses from others including business organisations and other interested groups.

  • Cromarty Rising
  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise
  • Historic Environment Scotland
  • Industrial Communities Alliance (Scotland)
  • NatureScot
  • Opportunity Cromarty Firth (a consortium of 12 organisations)
  • Road Haulage Association
  • Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Scotland
  • Scottish Chambers of Commerce (via correspondence)
  • Scottish Enterprise (via correspondence)
  • SEStran - South East of Scotland Transport Partnership
  • South of Scotland Enterprise
  • Tain and District SNP Branch
  • The National Trust for Scotland
  • Unison Scotland (via correspondence)

This document summarises the findings, by question, of the survey and includes attributed quotes from respondents to share their particular insights. The submissions from Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Chambers of Commerce, Airport Operators Association and Unison were sent via correspondence rather than in the format of the survey questions. These responses have informed the analysis.


Contact

Email: andy.park@transport.gov.scot