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Cross Party Group on Towns Meeting: Clean, Green, Sustainable Towns

Join STP, Scotland’s Improvement Districts and town stakeholders for the next meeting of the CPG on Towns and Town Centres on Wednesday 5 December 2018.

In December’s meeting we will hear from expert speakers and the latest initiatives on how to create Clean, Green and Sustainable Towns as well as the benefits of these for local communities and economies.

There will also be time for both networking and speaker Q&A, with refreshments kindly supported by Zero Waste Scotland and Keep Scotland Beautiful.

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‘Clean, Green, Sustainable Towns’

Scottish Parliament, Committee Room 2

Refreshments kindly supported by Zero Waste Scotland and Keep Scotland Beautiful

12:00            Meet in Parliament reception area

12:30            Light refreshments

12:40            Welcome and Opening Remarks – John Scott MSP, Convener

12:45            Minutes of the Meeting of the Cross Party Group held 26th September

Matters Arising from the Minutes


Clean, Green, Sustainable Towns

12:50            Introduction

Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership

12:55            Urban Green Infrastructure: Making healthy, prosperous places

Iain Rennick, Head of Structural Funds, Scottish Natural Heritage

13:05            Zero Waste Scotland and Towns

Lesley Ure, Project Development Officer; Warren McIntyre, Programme Manager, Zero Waste Scotland

13:15            Prosperous and Productive Places: The Future of Scotland’s Vacant and Derelict Land

Martin Valenti, Strategic Director, Scottish Land Commission

13:25            Discussion

13:40            Scotland’s Most Beautiful High Street Winner 2018

Pete Leonard, Operations Director, Keep Scotland Beautiful

13:50            Any Other Competent Business

14:00            Close of Meeting