Scottish Rural Parliament 2014


400 people from Rural Scotland

We discussed

  1. Scotland needs new democratic structures decided, agreed upon and led by communities
  2. Rural communities should be empowered to take action for themselves
  3. Rural areas require their own set of outcome measures, monitoring arrangements and measures of deprivation
  4. Rural buisnesses need to be effectively supported to survive, grow and thrive
  5. Rural communities need to be well connected to services through integrated and affordable transport
  6. Broadband and mobile phone signal are essential services which should be available to all

We agreed

A call for action to achieve a more empowered, connected and sustainable rural Scotland.

To continue with a bi-annual Scottish Rural Parliament.

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