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Scottish Minerals Planning Group - Finance & Monitoring Seminar

Heads of Planning Scotland

Friday, 21 October 2016 from 09:30 to 16:15 (BST)

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The first training event of the Scottish Coal and Minerals Working Group  run by the Heads of Planning Scotland and the Scottish Government will look at the use of bonds or other financial mechanisms. It will cover issues affecting calculation, monitoring and finally restoration. 

Planning and legal staff are welcome to attend.

The event will be held at Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow, G2 8LU on Friday the 21st of October.

There will be no charge for this event but can you please register interest in order to calculate numbers for catering.



10.00 – 10.30

Registration and coffee


10.30 – 10.40

Welcome and Introduction

Craig Iles, Chair of Scottish Minerals Planning Group

10.40 – 10.50

Scottish Government update

Simon Bonsall, Principal Planner Scottish Government

10.50 – 11.30

What is a bond, why do you need one and where can you get one?

James Wright, Minerals Officer, South Lanarkshire Council

11.30 – 12.10

How much cover is needed?

Ensuring compliance …

What regular information do you need and why?

Willie Booth, Director, Dalgleish Associates


12.10 – 12.30

Questions and Discussion


12.30 – 13.30


Buffet in lobby

13.30 – 14.00

How do you draft a bond?

What is it important?

How long should it last?

Who is in control?

Does “on demand” mean “on demand”?


14.00 – 14.30

How do you call a bond?

Practical advice and an illustrative case study

Karen Moore, Principal Lawyer, South Lanarkshire Council

14.30 – 15.00

Dunstonhill a case study

bringing all the threads together

Craig Iles, Energy Team Leader, East Ayrshire Council

15.00 – 15.30

Question and Discussion

Followed launch of HoPS Bond Paper

 Iain Aikman, Chief Planning Officer, Scottish Borders Council

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Atlantic Quay
150 Broomielaw
G2 8LU Glasgow
United Kingdom

Friday, 21 October 2016 from 09:30 to 16:15 (BST)

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Heads of Planning Scotland (HoPS) is the representative organisation for senior planning officers from Scotland’s local authorities, national park authorities and strategic development planning authorities.

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