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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-03538: Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 6 October 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many applications for activities that require to be screened in accordance with the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 have been (a) received and (b) approved by each Forestry Commission Conservancy office in each year since 2012.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 25 October 2016

Since 2012 the number of applications received for activities that required screening in accordance with the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 was 979. The number received by each Forestry Commission Scotland Conservancy is detailed in the following table.

 

 

CENTRAL SCOTLAND

GRAMPIAN

HIGHLAND

PERTH AND ARGYLL

SOUTH SCOTLAND

SCOTLAND TOTAL

2012

13

30

112

70

41

266

2013

37

12

61

56

52

218

2014

9

6

48

49

39

151

2015

6

12

44

69

42

173

2016

29

22

46

30

44

171

Total:

94

82

311

274

218

979

 

Since 2012 the number of applications approved for activities that required screening in accordance with the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) (Scotland) Regulations 1999 was 967. The number received by each Forestry Commission Scotland Conservancy is detailed in the following table.

 

 

CENTRAL SCOTLAND

GRAMPIAN

HIGHLAND

PERTH AND ARGYLL

SOUTH SCOTLAND

SCOTLAND TOTAL

2012

12

30

112

65

41

260

2013

36

12

61

56

51

216

2014

9

6

48

48

37

148

2015

6

12

44

69

42

173

2016

29

22

46

30

43

170

Total:

92

82

311

268

214

967