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National Planning Framework 4 Consultation Response

Our response to the Scottish Governments consultation on National Planning Framework 4.

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National Planning Framework Call for Ideas Response

Response to the National Planning Framework 4 – why it must help tackle the climate emergency, cut air pollution and create a circular economy

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Letter to Equalities and Human Rights Committee regarding petition on compliance with Aarhus Convention

Letter to the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee regarding our petition on Scotland’s compliance with the Aarhus Convention.

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Overcoming Barriers to Public Interest Litigation in Scotland

The report from leading NGOs explores why there is a lack of strategic court action in Scotland and suggests recommendations to address this.

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Intervention in judicial review of fracking ban

Our public interest intervention in INEOS and Reach Coal Seam Gas’ judicial review of the Scottish Government’s decision to ban fracking as submitted to the Court of Session. Our intervention…

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Written Evidence: Planning Bill, Stage 1 (Feb 2018)

Friends of the Earth’s written submission in response to to the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee’s call for evidence for their scrutiny of the Planning (Scotland) Bill at its…

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Parliamentary Briefing – Civil litigation and access to environmental justice (Jan 2018)

Friends of the Earth Scotland’s briefing to MSPs ahead of their first debate and initial vote on the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) Bill.

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Parliamentary Briefing: Environmental Rights

Our briefing to MSPs ahead of a Scottish Parliament debate on 19 September 2017 entitled Dignity, Equality and Human Rights for All. Scotland has just been found in breach of…

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Evidence to Justice Committee on Civil Litigation Bill

Evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee on the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Bill. Our evidence, as part of the SE LINK Legal Strategy Subgroup: calls on…

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