What's the ICIA process?
A summary of Caledonian MacBrayne's Island Community Impact Assessment Approach can be found below.
|Process Step||Process Step Name||Process Activity to Expect|
|1||Develop a clear understanding of objectives for the change|
Outline proposal for change
Provide rationale for islands in scope
Determine if ICIA required
|2||Gather data and identify stakeholders|
Create stakeholder matrix to identify groups, communities, organisations who are impacted by the change
Identify sources of data
Analyse data for gaps
|3||Determine if consultation is required|
How will the proposal affect the community?
What is the scale of proposal?
Identify the scope of the consultation
Agree method for consultation
Draft material to be shared with groups, communities, organisations who are impacted by the change, during consultation
Create communication plan to update stakeholders
|5||Assessment of findings|
Adjust objective if required
Identify mitigations to the impact on community
Respond to consultation feedback
Decisions and solutions to come from feedback
|6||Impact Assessment (only carried out if there is a significant difference in island/mainland impact)|
Show how island community impact is different to mainland or other island impacts
Identify mitigations to impacts on communities
Publish findings on Caledonian MacBrayne website