Crown Estate Scotland draft 2020-23 Corporate Plan Consultation

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Closes 9 Dec 2019

Draft 2020 - 2023 Corporate Plan Consultation Questions

1. The organisation

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the draft Corporate Plan provides a good introduction to the purpose, organisation and structure of Crown Estate Scotland?

2. Strategic direction

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the draft Corporate Plan clearly sets out the long-term direction of Crown Estate Scotland in line with the core purpose of ‘investing in property, natural resource and people to generate lasting value for Scotland’?

3. Strategic objective 1: Support the expansion of Scotland’s blue economy, focusing on marine and coastal development

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the actions listed in Section 4.2 will be sufficient to deliver this objective in regard to the following assets:

Energy & Infrastructure
Aquaculture
Coastal
4. Strategic objective 1: Support the expansion of Scotland’s blue economy, focussing on marine and coastal development.

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the proposed targets listed in Section 4.2 are appropriate with regard to the following assets:

Energy & Infrastructure
Aquaculture
Coastal
5. The coastal assets are particularly diverse and many different stakeholders use them. We are keen for your views on how we can ensure they are managed to promote and deliver sustainable development.

To what extent do the coastal actions reflect the importance of coastline? To inform your answers, please refer to Section 4.2.3 and the full list of coastal actions in Annex 6.

6. Action 16 states that we are developing a flexible package of support for communities, particularly those in coastal areas. This will link to our responsibility to manage land and property in a way that delivers social, economic and environmental benefits. The intention is that this package will plug a gap in existing support rather than duplicate what is available already.

In relation to coastal communities and how they use land and property, please tell us if you are aware of any gaps in existing support that should be addressed as a priority? (The support may be, for example, advice, expertise or financial help.) To inform your answers, please refer to Section 4.2.3 and the full list of coastal actions in Annex 6.

7. Strategic objective 2: Develop built environment that strengthens communities and benefits businesses

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the actions for delivery will be sufficient to deliver this objective? To inform your answer to this question, please refer to Section 4.3.

8. Strategic objective 2: Develop built environment that strengthens communities and benefits businesses

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the proposed targets are appropriate? To inform your answer to this question, please refer to Section 4.3.

9. Strategic objective 3: Invest in innovation and work with tenants to enable sustainable resource use

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the actions for delivery will be sufficient to deliver this objective? To inform your answer to this question, please refer to Section 4.4.

10. Strategic objective 3: Invest in innovation and work with tenants to enable sustainable resource use

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the proposed targets are appropriate? To inform your answer to this question, please refer to Section 4.4.

11. Strategic objective 4: Build partnerships for people and the planet

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the actions for delivery will be sufficient to deliver this objective? To inform your answer to this question, please refer to Section 4.5.

12. Strategic objective 4: Build partnerships for people and the planet

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the proposed targets are appropriate? To inform your answer to this question, please refer to Section 4.5.

13. Strategic objective 5: Develop and deploy our people’s expertise to deliver value and success

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the actions for delivery will be sufficient to deliver this objective? To inform your answer to this question, please refer to Section 4.6.

14. Strategic objective 5: Develop and deploy our people’s expertise to deliver value and success

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the proposed targets are appropriate? To inform your answer to this question, please refer to Section 4.6.

15. Investment Strategy

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Investment Strategy successfully balances activity required to raise funds with ambitions for reinvesting? To inform your answer to this question, please refer to Section 5.

16. Investment Strategy

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the proposed criteria in Section 5.2 meet our obligations in the Act to deliver sustainable development, regeneration, economic development, social well-being and environmental well-being?

17. Proposed KPIs

To what extent do you agree or disagree that the KPIs are appropriate? To inform your answer to this question, please refer to Section 4.1.

18. Diversity and inclusion

Are there any key issues or opportunities we should consider to make sure that the Corporate Plan works for different equality groups or for people from different socio-economic backgrounds?

19. Diversity and inclusion

Do you think any of the outcomes or actions in the Corporate Plan will impact differently on people who share protected characteristics? (for example, in relation to their age, disability, gender, pregnancy/maternity, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief).

20. Reducing inequalities

Are there any key issues or opportunities we should consider regarding how we may reduce inequalities of outcome in major strategic decisions in the Corporate Plan?

21. Final comments