Scottish Land &Amp; Estates

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Scottish Land & Estates has called for Scotland’s planning system to create more flexible rural housing policies to support delivery of rural housing and self-build homes. Publishing its response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the future of the Scottish planning system, the org

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We need a Scottish planning system which will inspire, empower and deliver for the future, writes Gavin Mowat from Scottish Land & Estates. Planning is a thorny issue which more than one elected member of Holyrood has been warned against getting involved in, and for good reason. Red tape, costly

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Expert review groups into fuel poverty have called for the definition to be reviewed to ensure help is targeted at those who need it most. Two reports by the Scottish Fuel Poverty Strategic Working Group and Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force have made over 100 recommendations to address the iss

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The independent review of the Scottish Planning System missed an opportunity to address important planning issues within the rural sector, according to Scottish Land & Estates and rural property specialist Savills. Published last month, the review focused on six key themes - development planning

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Flexible rural planning policies must be ensured in any future changes to Scotland’s planning system, the country’s landowners have said. Scottish Land & Estates made the request in evidence submitted to the Scottish Government’s independent panel appointed to review the planning system.

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A new housing development in the East Neuk of Fife, built as part of an affordable housing scheme pioneered by rural landowners, has been opened by minister for housing and welfare, Margaret Burgess MSP.

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