– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 2nd March 2011.

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Photo of Kenneth Macintosh Kenneth Macintosh Labour

Question S3W-39460

To ask the Scottish Executive what emphasis it places on the views of local residents when considering an application for consent under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989.

Photo of Jim Mather Jim Mather Scottish National Party

All representations made by members of the public, including the views of local residents, are taken into account before ministers determine an application under section 36. In addition, the views of local community councils are an important consideration for Scottish ministers in determining applications.

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