Tag Archives: sustainable development

Land Reform Review Group Interim Report

Four months after the ultimate deadline for responses to the Call for Evidence of the Land Reform Review Group (LRRG), the first tangible output of the LRRG has emerged in the form of an Interim Report published on 20 May 2013. Also … 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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Human rights, land reform and citizen advocacy at #G2013

Today is the second day of #G2013, or – in non-Twitter parlance – The Gathering 2013. The Gathering is something of a big blether at Glasgow’s SECC for all things third sector, with all the third-sector hangers-on that such a … Continue reading

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Land Reform – Part 3 – Ruaig an Fhèidh

Mini-blog time. Remember the Pairc case that I blogged about towards the end of last year? There, the Court of Session held that the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 and related regulations did not breach Article 1, Protocol 1 (the … Continue reading

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A response to the LRRG

On 11 January 2013 the Call for Evidence of the Land Reform Review Group closes. With “open access” to the fruits of academic labour in mind, here is my draft response. If you see anything in it that you think … Continue reading

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The legal status of “sustainable development” and “public interest”

Some blogs essentially write themselves, albeit with the aid of a bit of copy & paste. This is such a blog. Yesterday, I blogged on the rather important Court of Session case of Pairc Crofters Limited and Pairc Renewables Limited … Continue reading

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