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Chief Executive's Department


The Communications team is responsible for the following areas:

  • Implementation of the Comhairle’s Communications Strategy;
  • Media monitoring as it relates to the Comhairle and the Outer Hebrides;
  • Media Relations (proactive and reactive) for the Comhairle and the Outer Hebride Community Planning Partnership (OHCPP);
  • Monitoring developments at a political level relating to the Comhairle and the Outer Hebrides;
  • Providing advice at Officer and Member levels on all aspects of communication;
  • Identifying opportunities for achieving the Comhairle’s objectives through campaigning and lobbying;
  • Identifying opportunities to maintain a positive profile for the Comhairle and the Outer Hebrides;
  • Giving advice on internal communications;
  • Drafting speeches for Members as required;
  • Providing a Communication Service for other agencies as required

Comhairle’s Communications Strategy 2012-17 (PDF, 84K)

For further information, please contact:

Nigel Scott
Communications Officer

Address: Chief Executive's Department
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Sandwick Road, Stornoway, HS1 2BW
Phone: Tel: 01851 600 501 ext. 211389