Full councillor details including wards and committee at the SIC.
If emailing all councillors in one go, you can use this list, just copy and paste into the To: address in your email program:
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Please be considerate and respectful when contacting councillors. If you keep it short and to the point, your message or question will be clearer and more understandable. It helps to include an address or telephone number, as this carries far more authority that a copied and pasted letter without a clear indication of who sent it.
These are the 22 councillors who serve on Shetland Islands Council (SIC). Each ward is represented by 3 councillors, with the exception of Lerwick south which has 4 councillors.
Shetland Charitable Trust owns 90% of Viking Energy LLP. Currently 20 out of 22 trustees on SCT as councillors. These trustees appoint the nominee directors of Viking Energy LLP.
Shetland Charitable Trust is currently made up of 20 councillors plus the Lord Lieutenant of Shetland, currently Bobby Hunter, and the head teacher of Anderson High School, currently Valerie Nicolson.
The councillors make up the planning board which will decide indirectly on Viking Energy planning matters such as the converter station, test masts and planning compliance for Viking Energy if it were to ever go ahead. The official response of the SIC to the Vikign Energy s.36 planning application was to recommend Scottish ministers grant approval... A clear case of developers voting for their own project!
Your local SIC councillors have a duty to represent your views. The only way they can be sure of what you really think about the Viking Windfarm is if you tell them. Write, email, telephone. You are free to contact whichever councillor you feel should hear your views. The Viking Energy windfarm will have an impact on all of Shetland, and on that basis it is an issue for all councillors. If you think you are not properly represented by your local councillor, contact a councillor from another area who will represent your views properly.
All contact details believed to be correct at 1/6/2012