Date lodged: 23 January 2018
To ask the Scottish Government, further to its announcement on 24 November 2017, what plans are in place to engage (a) stakeholders and (b) the public in the work of the independent group for ensuring grouse moor management practices are sustainable and legally compliant.
Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 1 February 2018
During the review process, the group will engage with, and take advice from, external stakeholders as and when necessary. A public consultation process may be required following the completion of the review, if any regulatory changes are proposed by the Scottish Government in light of recommendations made by the group.