Scottish Land Commission

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The Boathouse at Alva. Image: Scottish Land Commission As community groups across Scotland are opening up their doors showcasing what happens on community owned land in the first Community Land Week, Scottish Land Commissioner, Megan MacInnes looks at the importance of community land ownership and i

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The deadline for submitting evidence on the impacts of concentration of land ownership in Scotland is fast approaching. Scotland’s land reform body, the Scottish Land Commission, has been running a call for evidence on the impacts of the concentration of land ownership in Scotland. People have unt

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Effective approaches for Scotland to use publicly created increases in land value to help finance the infrastructure needed to deliver new housing and other development have been highlighted in a report published today. Written for the Scottish Land Commission by a team from Heriot-Watt University,

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The V&A is spearheading a £1 billion transformation at Dundee Waterfront. Image Credit: Ross Fraser McLean After attending a public-interest led development seminar hosted by the Scottish Land Commission in Glasgow last week, Keith Geddes outlines what the public sector can do to demonstrate it

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The Scottish Land Commission has begun work on developing proposals for new Compulsory Sale Order (CSO) power to make use of derelict and urban vacant land. CSOs would be a new legal mechanism available to local authorities to require abandoned buildings or small plots of land, that have been dereli

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Big civic projects such as regenerating the former docklands in Glasgow and Dundee must be led by the public sector, according to a new discussion paper. Commissioned to open up discussion about making more of Scotland’s land, The Delivery of Public Interest Led Development in Scotland is the seco

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A “dysfunctional land market” lies at the root of Scotland’s housing crisis and intervention is required to increase the supply of land for new homes, according to a new discussion paper. The first in an independent series of discussion papers commissioned by the Scottish Land Commission, ‘T

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