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We are creating a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland, which will come into effect from 1 October 2015. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. We will continue to keep you up to date on developments. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.
22 January 2010A competition to find more cultural and natural heritage places of global importance, which are fit to become future UK World Heritage Sites, was launched today by Culture Minister Margaret Hodge. In future the Government will put forward fewer sites for consideration by UNESCO, with a streamlined application system to help ensure success.