March 25, 2015
The Smith Commission agreed that control over the management and revenues from the Crown Estate in Scotland should come to Scotland. What’s not yet clear is whether that control should be devolved all the way to coastal communities or whether it stops in Edinburgh. The future shape of the Coastal Communities Fund, linked to Crown Estate income, needs to be resolved too. Nearly £10m has just been allocated around Scotland’s waters – an important source of community funding. This interactive map lets you see who got what.