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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-17308: John Finnie (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 18 June 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what guidance Scottish Natural Heritage provides to planning authorities regarding the process that they should follow when considering planning applications for projects in which there are concerns that the proposals might adversely affect (a) Natura sites, (b) Ramsar sites and (c) sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs).


Answered by: Mairi Gougeon 13 July 2018

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) provides a range of guidance documents regarding the handling of plans or projects which might affect protected areas in Scotland. This material is provided on SNH’s website ( ).