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Scottish Land Commission +ScottishLandCom
Creating a Scotland where everybody benefits from the ownership, management and use of the nation’s land and buildings
 Joined January 2022    www.landcommission.gov.scot
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In our latest blog, Policy and Practice Lead James MacKessack-Leitch looks at the issues raised in two new Land Lines discussion papers focusing on natural capital.
In our latest blog, Dr Jill Robbie – Senior Lecturer in Private Law, University of Glasgow – reflects on the most recent discussion of Land and Human Rights Forum (LAHRAF), exploring the concept of ownership as it relates to natural capital.
In his latest blog, the Tenant Farming Commissioner, Bob McIntosh, looks at alleged breaches of the TFC Codes of Practice and encourages people to notify him when these occur.
In this blog, NFUS explores the experiences from the cohort of its members who took part in the Land Rights and Responsibilities Self-Assessment Pilot Programme 2020-2021.
In this blog, Scottish Land & Estates explores the experiences from the cohort of its members who took part in the Land Rights and Responsibilities Self-Assessment Pilot Programme 2020-2021.
In this blog, Calum MacLeod, Policy Director of Community Land Scotland, explores the experiences from the cohort of CLS land owners who took part in the Land Rights and Responsibilities Self-Assessment Pilot Programme 2020-2021.
In our latest blog, Head of Land Rights and Responsibilities Emma Cooper looks at the progress made with the Scottish Government’s Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement over the last five years and where more can be done to embed it in the way Scotland’s land is owned and used.
In this blog, Head of Land Rights and Responsibilities Emma Cooper looks at the Commission’s Land Rights and Responsibilities Self-Assessment programme and what we have learnt from the process.
In his latest blog, Tenant Farming Commissioner Bob McIntosh looks at whether an agricultural tenancy can exist without a written lease.
In this blog, Head of Land Rights and Responsibilities, Emma Cooper, explores the how Scotland’s land rights and responsibilities framework can help deliver a values-led, high-integrity market for responsible investment in natural capital and land.
In this panel discussion we explore the support and funding that is available to help your organisation move forward with making the most of your land and assets. Speakers include Charlotte Ballantyne, Associate with Ryden, who has undertaken research on behalf of the Scottish Land Commission to scope out the...
From 'pop-up shop' schemes to bring vacant high street units to life to transforming assets to meet local housing needs, this session looks at local authorities who have made land reuse central to delivering strategic local objectives. This panel discussion looks at case studies of how they are developing...
Tom Arthur MSP, Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth, introduces the Scottish Land Commission's new Guidance on Community Wealth Building and chairs this panel discussion. Gemma Campbell, Land Rights and Responsibilities Manager at the Scottish Land Commission, Rachel Bentley from the Centre...
In this session we hear examples of where the public sector is taking a lead to use their own assets or facilitate the reuse of land and assets. Speakers share their experience, tips on 'where to start' building collaboration, and case studies of best practice in this panel discussion. Speakers include Suzanne...
In this interactive masterclass with Irene Beautyman, Planning for Place Programme Manager from the Improvement Service, and Kevin Murray, Director, Kevin Murray Associates, participants were involved in understanding the ingredients for collaboration, opportunities and challenges, and shared ideas on how to do...
Week 3, 'Activate your estate' was held in partnership with the Economic Development Association Scotland (EDAS.) Chaired by Charlie Woods, non-executive board member and vice-chair of EDAS, this panel discussion focused on delivering proactive ownership and use of land, and covered both the 'how to' and 'who' needs...
A practical workshop led by Kathie Pollard, Policy and Practice Lead, and Gemma Campbell, Land Rights and Responsibilities Manager, from the Scottish Land Commission, looking at tools for community engagement and good stewardship, and VDL -specific tools including the community impact tool, route map, DUSTE map, and...
In this session we explore successful case studies of communities working together with local authorities, told from the local authority perspective. Speakers include Karlene Doherty, Vacant and Derelict Land Project Manager at Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS); Sheena Boyd, Business and Development...
In this panel discussion, we look at the benefits of engagement with communities for the public sector, and the opportunities for public bodies to work constructively with communities. Chaired by Euan Leitch, Chief Executive of SURF, the panel includes Linda Gillespie, Programme Manager for Argyll & Bute with COSS,...
This panel discussion looked at what to consider when looking at your opportunities, why different approaches are taken, and how to understand the impact of your activities on the community. Speakers included Anna Tozer, Associate Director of Scottish Futures Trust, and Linda McConaghie, Development Officer...
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