New planning process trialled in Scotland

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A new farm consent process being trialled in Scotland could bring swifter and more coordinated decisions

Scottish Sea Farms and Mowi are trialling a new farm consent process aimed at bringing swifter decisions with greater community engagement.

The Scottish Aquaculture Council set up a task group to revise the existing process after a 2022 independent review commissioned by the Scottish government found the current system to be ‘complex’ and not working ‘as well as it could’.

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