Scottish Land Commission

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As Scotland marks the centenary of the Land Settlement Act, the Scottish Land Commission has urged that more reform to land ownership and land use is needed, to make the most of Scotland’s land for the benefit of all. This month marks 100 years since the Land Settlement Act in Scotland.

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Shona Glenn, head of policy and research at the Scottish Land Commission, shares her vision for tackling Scotland’s legacy of vacant and derelict land to reduce the negative impact that these sites are having on our urban populations. It’s well known that life expectancy in Scotland is l

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Kathie Pollard, policy officer at the Scottish Land Commission, explores how a new framework can help decision-makers assess the impact of vacant and derelict land (VDL) sites on their local communities. "This land can have a profound effect on the wellbeing of locals:” Darren McGarvey –

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With the Scottish Land Commission being asked to advise the Scottish Government on the establishment of regional land use partnerships, chief executive Hamish Trench looks at what the body will need to consider. The Scottish Land Commission is shaping a coherent programme of land reform spanning urb

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The potential to deliver affordable housing in rural communities is one of the research areas included in a new national student award which aims to encourage involvement in land reform and help with the work of the Scottish Land Commission. (from left) Professor David Adams, Scottish Land Commissio

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Land reform can unlock opportunities to create resilient and empowered communities, improve productivity and reduce inequality, a national conference will hear today. Hamish Trench, chief executive of the Scottish Land Commission, was speaking at its conference in Edinburgh. In his address, he said

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The steps needed to bring land back into productive use and prevent future sites from being abandoned have been published in a new report.

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Communities have many options to secure and develop land, but the full range of financing models is often not widely known, and there is more scope to develop innovative finance models to support community ownership, according to a new report. Scottish Land Commission chief executive Hamish Trench

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The Scottish Land Commission has launched a survey into how community engagement in decisions relating to land is currently undertaken in Scotland and wants to hear from anyone with control over the way land is used or managed. The Commission is supporting  land owners, land managers and commun

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