Demonstration scheme to breathe new life into town centres.
Cash to help residents have their say in the design of their community.
Planning Minister says stronger focus on recovery required.
Derek Mackay is in Shetland today (July 24), to meet with front line planning staff to underline the importance of improving the performance of Scotland’s planning system.
The people of Orkney deserve a high performing, modern planning system that places a stronger focus on economic recovery, Local Government and Planning Minister Derek Mackay said ahead of visit to the islands.
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today welcomed an independent report which details key recommendations for reenergising Scotland’s town centres.
Planning Minister meets business sector to discuss planning system