On 14 March 2016 the Minister of the Environment issued a public consultation to provide an opportunity for all interested parties to express their views on proposals for an Historic Environment Fund. The consultation closed on 6 June 2016.
In the consultation the Department sought to engage the opinion of district councils, owners, custodians, heritage professionals and stakeholder groups. The consultation set out 20 questions related to the introduction of a new Historic Environment Fund. This paper sets out an analysis of the responses to the consultation.