Scottish Land Commission

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Increasing the role land plays in Scotland’s tax base and a local authority power targeted at newly derelict property are among the key recommendations put to Government Ministers in a report from the Scottish Land Commission (SLC).

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A team of 20 ‘wallunteers’ have been praised for playing a major role in restoring a key feature at one of Scotland’s most historic homes. To date, the group has repointed more than 150 square metres of wall at Bannockburn House, the magnificent 17th century mansion which Bonnie Pr

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A major report has been commissioned to understand more about the nature and value of rural land sales in Scotland – in a move that will be crucial in considering the implications of new natural capital and carbon value in the land market.

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The Scottish Land Commission has strengthened its Good Practice team this month with the appointment of Calum Stewart and Karen Grant as good practice advisers. Calum Stewart and Karen Grant will support the organisation’s work shaping change on the ground to ensure more people benefit fr

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In the fifth in the Scottish Land Commission's ‘Land &’ blog series, senior policy officer David Stewart explores why land for housing matters for much more than homes – it has an impact on the economy, the environment, and the wellbeing of everyone in Scotland. Land for housin

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An architecture student at Edinburgh University has won the Scottish Land Commission’s national student award for 2021. Final year student Harry Whitmore will use the £1,000 award to undertake research into urban development and the role of community arts organisations to focus and drive

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Clear expectations on the management of Common Good land by local authorities will help make the most of this unique form of ownership for communities, according to the latest protocol from the Scottish Land Commission.

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Professor David Adams and Megan MacInnes have been reappointed as Scottish Land Commissioners. Land reform secretary Roseanna Cunningham MSP made the announcement of their reappointment this week.

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