The Islands (Scotland) Act: island proofing through legislation

Francesco Sindico, Nicola Crook

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This chapter provides an account of the Islands (Scotland) Act (2018) (the Act) and the emerging themes stemming from the consultation carried out to inform the National Islands Plan (Scottish Government 2019).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScotland and Islandness
Subtitle of host publicationExplorations in Community, Economy and Culture
EditorsKathyrn Burnett, Ray Burnett, Michael Danson
Place of PublicationOxford
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9781789974126
Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2021

Publication series

NameStudies in the History and Culture of Scotland
PublisherPeter Lang
ISSN (Print)1661-6863


  • Islands (Scotland) Act (2018)
  • National Islands Plan
  • Our Islands Our Future strategy
  • island proofing
  • Scotland
  • island communities


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