LINK has joined over 85 civil society organisations to sign an open letter to the Prime Minister expressing grave concerns about the impacts of a no-deal Brexit. More information can be found at Brexit Civil Society Alliance.
97 civil society organisations, community groups, environmental charities and many others wrote today to the First Minister of Scotland asking her to bring forward a Scottish Environment Act as part of the Scottish Government’s legislative programme for 2019/2020. Such an Act would ensure that we can fend off the very real risks that a potential … Read More »
Read our letter to the First Minister re her statement to declare a climate emergency in Scotland and commitment to Scotland’s responsibility to tackle it. Letter to First Minister – climate emergency 1 May 19 And you can now also read the response from Rosenanna Cunningham here. Roseanna Cunningham reply to FM climate emergency letter 23May19
Scottish Government officials wrote to LINK’s Marine Group on behalf of Mr Ewing in response to a letter expressing concerns about reports of illegal fishing in marine protected areas, and other fisheries management issues.
LINK’s Marine Group wrote to the Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment, Mairi Gougeon, with further information following a meeting with her on 5th February 2019 to discuss concerns and suggestions around marine wildlife tourism, particularly in relation to MPAs.
Read our letter to the First Minister, supported by 25 LINK Members noting concerns about the apparent weakening of protection for our internationally important Ramsar sites.
A letter to the Cairngorms National Park Board to request a meeting to discuss upland vehicle tracks, 13 February 2019
Calum Duncan, convenor of LINK’s Marine Group, recently wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing, outlining our concerns about management of inshore fisheries in Scottish Seas, particularly in relation to its marine protected areas.
A letter from the LINK Hilltracks Subgroup to Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, and Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning. December 2018