Tag Archives: Allotments

You can’t eat empowerment

A signpost blog, to link to a briefing that I have in August’s Journal of the Law Society of Scotland on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015. The opening paragraph in the briefing has a lot in common with an … Continue reading

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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill passed by Holyrood

This evening (17 June 2015) the Scottish Parliament passed the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill, with 101 votes in favour, 0 against and 15 abstentions. (The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party abstained.) This is a piece of legislation I have been … Continue reading

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Consultation, consultation, consultation: on land use and allotments

The Scottish land question, eh? I mean, it keeps getting asked. This blog is a short but convoluted story about the land questions the Scottish Government keeps asking. First, there came the exploratory consultation on the Community Empowerment and Renewal … Continue reading

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