Just Transition Commission: A National Mission for a fairer, greener Scotland

The Just Transition Commission started work in early 2019, with a remit to provide practical and affordable recommendations to Scottish Ministers. This report sets out their view of the key opportunities and challenges for Scotland and recommends practical steps to achieving a just transition

Appendix: Timeline of Commission work plan, meetings and engagement activities


January 2019 – Inception meeting (Edinburgh)

April 2019 – Electricity (Kincardine)

June 2019 – Transport / Buildings / Public Sector (Glasgow)

July 2019 – Kincardine community meeting

September 2019 - Oil and Gas (Aberdeen)

September 2019 - Energy Institute Young Professionals Network event

September 2019 – Aberdeen Heat and Power visit

November 2019 – Land and Agriculture (Melrose)

November 2019 – Rumbletonrig Farm Visit

November 2019 – Agriculture and Land Use workshop

November 2019 - Oil and Gas Trade Union officers workshop

January 2020 – Energy Intensive Industries (Grangemouth)

January 2020 – tour of Grangemouth and surrounding area, including visit to Grangemouth High School

February 2020 – Interim report published, Call for Evidence launched

March 2020 – Interim report public event

April 2020 – Finance and Investment (online, planned for Edinburgh)

June 2020 – Skills and Education (online, planned for Inverness)

Advice for a Green Recovery Work engagement

July 2020 – meetings with stakeholders on communities, transport, oil and gas / north east, rural economy

July 2020 – Advice for a Green Recovery published

October 2020 – Eco-Congregation online event

November 2020 Participation and Transition Planning (Online)

November 2020 – Call for Evidence: Public event

December 2020 Innovation and Delivery at Scale (Online, planned for Orkney)

December 2020 – Orkney Renewable Energy Forum online town hall

December 2020 – Online event with Young Scot

January 2021 - call for evidence analysis report

February 2021 – Oil and Gas workers meeting


Email: Justtransitioncommission@gov.scot

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