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31 Jul 2020 Covid-19

SPF response to Scottish Parliment's inquiry on COVID-19's impact on businesses and workers

The SPF response to Scottish Parliment's Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee inquiry on the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s economy, including businesses and workers. 

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31 Jul 2020 Covid-19

The role of enterprise agencies, SNIB and other economic development partners

The SPF response to Scottish Parliament's consultation on the role of enterprise agencies, SNIB and other economic development partners. This consultation is part of the Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee’s ongoing inquiry on the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s economy, including businesses and workers. 

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15 Jun 2020 Covid-19 | Planning

SPF Submission to the Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee on Registers of Scotland

The SPF's submission to the Scottish Parlimanet's Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee on the closure of Registers of Scotland (RoS). The submission gives evidence of the impact of the closure of RoS during lockdown.

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31 May 2020 Covid-19

SPF response to Advisory Group on economic recovery

SPF responds to the report from the independent Advisory Group established by the Scottish Government to advise on Scotland’s economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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30 Apr 2020 Planning

SPF response to call for ideas on planning for Scotland in 2050 - NPF4

SPF responds to the Scottish Government's Call for Ideas on National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4). NPF4 is a long term plan for Scotland that sets out where development and infrastructure is needed to support sustainable and inclusive growth.

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30 Apr 2020 Construction and Development | Environment and Sustainability

Choices for City Plan 2030

The SPF response to the Choices for City Plan 2030 consultation by the City of Edinburgh Council. Choices for City Plan 2030 set out proposals for changes to policies in the next local development plan. City Plan 2030 will set out how Edinburgh will sustainably develop over the next ten years. The consultation took place between January and April 2020.

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09 Apr 2020 Environment and Sustainability | Residential

Energy Efficient Scotland: Improving energy efficiency in owner occupied homes

SPF responds to the Scottish Government proposals to set a standard for energy efficiency and to make it mandatory for homeowners from 2024 onwards.

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17 Mar 2020 Heritage

The demolition and the use and adaptation of listed buildings

SPF responds to Historic Environment Scotland's consultation on Managing Change in the Historic Environment: demolition and the use and adapation of listed buildings as part of the Historic Environment Policy for Scotland (HEPS).

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02 Mar 2020 Residential

SPF responds to Housing to 2040 consultation on outline policy options

The SPF responds the Scottish Government’s draft vision and principles for the delivery of Scottish housing to 2040. 

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17 Feb 2020 Planning | Tax and Finance

SPF response to Planning Performance and Fees

The SPF response to the Scottish Government's consultation on revising the planning performance and fees regimes.

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03 Feb 2020 Planning

SPF response to the Law Society consultation on planning obligations

The SPF response to the Law Society of Scotland's consultation on aspects of planning obligations.

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31 Oct 2019 Infrastructure

SPF response to Scotland's National Transport Strategy

The SPF responds to Transport Scotland's National Transport Strategy (NTS2) setting out a vision for Scotland’s transport system for the next 20 years.