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Scotland’s Archaeology Strategy Consultation

In response to its Review of the Archaeology Function, In response to its Review of the Archaeology Function, Historic Scotland convened, in 2013, a Scottish Strategic Archaeology Committee to help create and promote a Strategy for Archaeology in Scotland.

This Committee, together with Historic Scotland, have developed this consultation paper looking at the role that archaeology can play in Scotland’s future

This ten-year Strategy envisages a nation where the cultural and economic value of archaeology is fully realised for the benefit of all. Acknowledging the challenges, it explores opportunities to reinvigorate archaeology’s contribution to our understanding of the past, to our sense of identity, and to our overall wellbeing.

The implementation of this Strategy heralds significant change within the sector and your views matter. How well does this Strategy represent your interests and aspirations for archaeology in Scotland? Please let us know what you think – what you agree with, what you don’t and is there anything crucial we have left out?

We welcome your vital contributions to making archaeology matter and encourage you to complete the Respondent Information Form and Consultation Questionnaire.

PDF icon Scotland’s Archaeology Strategy Consultation

PDF icon Partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment

PDF icon Draft Partial Equalities Assessment

Word document Consultation Questionnaire & Respondent Information Form

Responding to the consultation

Please send your completed questionnaire together with the Respondent Information Form by the 9th June 2015 to:



Post:        Room G55b
Longmore House
Salisbury Place


Any queries about the consultation process, accessing the various documents, or responding to the consultation should be directed to:

Dr Lisa Brown   0131 668 8752

If you reply to the consultation by email, please note that you should receive a receipt acknowledging that your email has been received.

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