Scottish Land Commission

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Landowners and managers within Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park came together to discuss good practices and help stimulate fresh thinking to ensure Scotland’s land is managed responsibly.

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Ministers have welcomed Parliamentary approval of the proposed new chair and two land commissioners of the Scottish Land Commission (SLC). Ministers selected Michael Russell as the new chair of the SLC, and Craig MacKenzie and Deborah Roberts as land commissioners, following recommendations presente

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The Scottish Land Commission is taking a ground-breaking step to ensure the well-being of local communities by introducing fresh guidelines that emphasise the importance of community-centred land use decisions. As demand for rural land in Scotland continues to rise, driven in part by the emerging po

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The Scottish Land Commission (SLC) has warned that local communities, family farms, and smaller businesses are at risk of being priced out of Scottish rural land, as it is increasingly sought after by forestry interests, natural capital investors, and corporate buyers, becoming a scarce commodity. T

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Scottish Land Commissioner Lorne MacLeod reflects on the first meeting of the newly re-established Community Land Leadership Group and its aims for the future of community land ownership in Scotland. Community land ownership has long been central to Scotland’s land reform journey. The growing

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A report that highlights the barriers and constraints to town centre living and identifies some good practice case studies has been published today. ‘Town Centre Living – more homes at the heart of great places’  was produced by the Scottish Futures Trust with input from

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A new paper launched by the Scottish Land Commission aims to stimulate discussion on the ways communities can benefit from land use change and investment. The Scottish Land Commission’s Community benefits from investment in natural capital discussion paper details how investment in natural cap

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Policy and practice lead David Stewart looks at the Scottish Land Commission's work on land and housing, and land reuse proposals, that could support the necessary shift from greenfield to brownfield development.  NPF4 is highly significant. It sets a framework for land use and development in S

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