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9th june

In the most recent briefing…

  • Policy talk

    One of the key areas of contention in the forthcoming Scottish Parliament will be land reform. Earlier this year, the Scottish Land Commission published some proposals for further discussion as a possible focus of new legislation. A foretaste of the opposition to come from private landowners’ arrived in this response where land is still very much viewed as a free market commodity. While the SLC proposals are not particularly radical, they do highlight how flawed our approach to land has become. Former policy director of Community Land Scotland, Peter Peacock, identifies a new threat from ‘green lairds’.

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