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See below for a list of consultations, campaigns and online actions.

See Scottish Government, Transport Scotland,  UK Department for Transport and European Commission websites for details of other current consultations.


Stirling Council — Rural transport review consultation

30 August 2017

Stirling Council are currently undertaking a rural transport review about key transport issues in rural areas, with a focus initially on Buchlyvie, Drymen, Callander and Killin. The Council want to know your views on transport needs and the extent that existing public transport is meeting these needs. They are also interested in exploring alte...


Network Rail proposals for closure of Breich Station

02 September 2017

Network Rail are consulting on proposals to close Breich Station in West Lothian. The consultation is open for views until Monday 2 September. While there may be merit in this proposal, we believe that it


East Renfrewshire Council — “East Ren Decides: Roads”

09 September 2017

East Renfrewshire Council is putting the power to decide which roads are repaired in the hands of local residents.  The Council are spending £5m on roads and footways in 2017/18. This year the Council have set aside money specif...


Scottish Government — Consultation on the Air Departure Tax Bill

15 September 2017

Air Departure Tax (ADT), a tax payable on commercial flights in Scotland, is expected to come into effect in Scotland from 1 April 2018, replacing UK Air Passenger Duty. The Scottish Government is proposing a 50% reduction in ADT by the end of the current session of the Scottish Parliament and also abolishing the tax in the future.


Scottish Government — Climate Change Bill consultation

22 September 2017

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on the new Climate Change Bill. Proposals include setting targets based on actual emissions, increasing the 2050 target to 90% emissions reduction, and making provisions for a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target to be set. The Bill itself makes technical changes, but does not...


Royal Society of Edinburgh — Call for Evidence on Scotland’s Energy Future

29 September 2017

The Royal Society of Edinburgh have opened a Call for Evidence on the future of energy use, supply and demand in Scotland. The remit of the inquiry is to: To review critically the current forecasts of energy demand in Scotland and the influences on it To examine how that demand may be met, assessing the feasibility a...


Perth & Kinross Council — Consultation on Core Path Plan amendments

30 September 2017

Since adoption of the Core Paths Plan (CPP) in 2012 some core paths have been found to be impractical, therefore in June 2017 proposed amendments were agreed by the Council following consultation through the Access Forum, community councils, local councillors, landowners and others directly affected. Prior to finalisation and adoption of...


Scottish Government roads works consultation

12 October 2017

The Scottish Government have a catchily-titled consultation ‘Raising Standards and Improving the Quality of Road Works in Scotland’ out for consultation until 12 October 2017. It is expected that the outcome of this consultation...


DfT consultation on a “new aviation strategy for the UK”

13 October 2017

The UK Department for Transport are consulting on a “new aviation strategy for the UK”, with evidence sought before a 13 October 2017 deadline. ...


East Lothian Council — Haddington Town Centre Design Project

01 November 2017

The Haddington Town Centre Design Project Steering Group invites you to help shape new design proposals for our town centre, ones that will benefit the whole town. Over the coming months (August – October) detailed public realm design proposals for Haddington Town Centre are being developed, focus...


Shut the M8 to traffic for a day and let us have a party!

31 December 2017

Campaign by Carfree Glasgow: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/shut-the-m8-to-traffic-for-a-day-and-let-us-have-a-party ...


Clackmannanshire Council Active Travel Survey

30 April 2018

Clackmannanshire Council is currently working on a number of active travel projects to encourage walking and cycling in and  around Clackmannanshire. The Council like to know what you think about the walking and cyling network in Clackmannanshire and how that network is promoted. The deadline for this survey is 30 April 2018. T...