Tag: Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill

Scottish Flood Act

Nearly missed this one… The Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill received Royal Accent on the 16th June 2009. The world leading Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009 brings flood legislation into the 21st century for the people of Scotland. Technorati Tags: flood, Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill, Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009, Scotland, Scottish

Flood Risk Bill Stage 3 Debate

The Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill Stage 3 debate occurs this afternoon in the Scottish Parliament. A briefing document has been prepared by the Scottish Parliament. You can watch the debate live on Holyrood TV. Not long now for it to get through final approvals and gain Royal Accent. Technorati Tags: Flood Risk Management (Scotland)

Scottish Parliament Catch-Up

Time to catch-up on the goings on at Holyrood in the name of flood management. In light of the cabinet reshuffle, where Roseanna Cunningham was promoted to be Minister of the Environment, the Rural Affairs and Environment Committee appointed Maureen Watt MSP as their new convenor at their 25th February meeting. Video of this appointment

Visit to WWF Flood Management Project

Freuchie Flood Action Group was joined last Tuesday afternoon by representatives from the Scottish Flood Forum on a guided tour of the River Devon Natural Flood Management Demonstration Site by Mike Donaghy of the World Wildlife Fund (WFF).   Photo: (left to right) Paul Hendy of the Scottish Flood Forum; Mike Donaghy of the WWF;

Courier Today

The Courier has picked up on our praise for the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill on page  four of today’s newspaper. Technorati Tags: Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill, The Courier

Flood Bill to be Strengthened

The Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill Stage 1 debate occurred yesterday in the Scottish Parliament with all party support. A video of the debate is available on the Scottish Parliament website, but be warned it last for about two hours! Likewise, a transcript of the debate is available from TheyWorkForYou.com. The debate was opened by

Scottish Government Introduce Flood Bill

Yesterday the Scottish Government announced the introduction of the new Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Bill, which looks to update current legislation and improve flood management in Scotland. Have a look at the official press release for more information. Those of us with an interest in flooding may also wish to deliberate the actual Bill, explanatory