Tag Archives: Scottish Land Commission

Scottish Land Commission Investigation into the Issues Associated with Large scale and Concentrated Landownership in Scotland

On 20 March 2019, the Scottish Land Commission published a Report (PDF) on its website, and used that Report as an opportunity to make a number of recommendations about Scotland’s land. The Report is entitled “Investigation into the Issues Associated … Continue reading

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Research on the effectiveness of community ownership mechanisms in Scotland

A news item was published on the Scottish Land Commission website today, headed “Community ownership should become routine option for communities across Scotland, says new report“. This story introduce a report (PDF) by the Commission to the Scottish Government, entitled … Continue reading

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Inelegantly wasted

On 21 September, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and the Scottish Land Commission launched an “innovative partnership and taskforce” to try to get Scotland’s vacant and derelict land into more productive, and more socially and environmentally healthy, use. Details of … Continue reading

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Research on interventions to manage land markets and limit the concentration of land ownership

The Scottish Land Commission has just published a Report which it commissioned on interventions to manage land markets and limit the concentration of land ownership in places other than Scotland. It can be accessed here (PDF here). It draws insights … Continue reading

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A year in review: some tender reflections on 2017

Don’t worry. Despite this blog post’s title, this is not going to be a romantic or nostalgic reflection on my year. This is a post about a different kind of tender.  Scottish land law and related matters of land policy … Continue reading

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Land Rights and Land Responsibilities: An Audience with the Chair of the new Scottish Land Commission

The University of Aberdeen’s May Festival 2017 runs from 26 to 28 May. I am delighted to be playing a part in a free event on Friday 26 May at 14:30, which is explained as follows. In one of the … Continue reading

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Bu chòir Bile Ath-Leasachaidh an Fhearainn atharrachadh airson Coimiseanair Gàidhlig

Bha mi air Radio nan Gàidheal an-diugh a’ bruidhinn mu dheidhinn Coimisean Fearainn na h-Alba (agus seo link eile). Dè thuirt mi? Mar a sgrìobh mi anns a’ bhlog seo, a-rèir Achd na Gàidhlig (Alba) 2005, gabhaidh argamaid a dhèanamh … Continue reading

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