Scottish Land Commission



Scottish Land Commission calls for fundamental reform to land for housing and development model

Scotland’s reliance on the speculative private development model will not help to achieve the ...

Published 12 June 2020

Scottish Land Commission appoints Emma Cooper as head of land rights and responsibilities

The Scottish Land Commission has appointed Emma Cooper as head of land rights and responsibilities, ...

Published 11 May 2020

Megan MacInnes: Shaping our futures - communities and the Right to Buy for Sustainable Development

With the Community Right to Buy for Sustainable Development coming in to place last weekend, land co ...

Published 28 April 2020

International approach to land ownership holds lessons for Scotland

Scotland should look to international examples of land ownership, use, and management to inform it ...

Published 7 April 2020

Harriet Donald joins Scottish Land Commission to drive forward Regional Land Use Partnerships

Experienced land manager Harriet Donald has joined the Scottish Land Commission to work on proposals ...

Published 11 February 2020

Shona Glenn: The impact of vacant and derelict land

Shona Glenn, head of policy and research at the Scottish Land Commission, shares her vision for ta ...

Published 11 December 2019

Scottish Land Commission launches good practice guide to support land reform

The Scottish Land Commission has today launched a programme of good practice support, backed by ...

Published 3 December 2019

Kathie Pollard: Action on blight

Kathie Pollard, policy officer at the Scottish Land Commission, explores how a new framework can h ...

Published 19 November 2019

Hamish Trench: Regional land use partnerships

With the Scottish Land Commission being asked to advise the Scottish Government on the establishment ...

Published 13 November 2019

Research reveals how derelict sites contribute to perceptions of urban decline

Derelict sites can have a detrimental impact on a community’s health, environment, economy and ...

Published 9 October 2019

Land reform unlocks opportunity as Scotland tackles climate emergency

Land reform can unlock opportunities to create resilient and empowered communities, improve produc ...

Published 2 October 2019

Scottish Land Commission: Common Good assets have much greater potential

Common Good assets in Scotland have the potential to deliver much greater public benefit than they d ...

Published 18 September 2019

Plans to tackle derelict land published

The steps needed to bring land back into productive use and prevent future sites from being abandone ...

Published 19 August 2019

Scottish Land Commission seeks views on community engagement

The Scottish Land Commission has launched a new survey seeking views of communities across Scotland ...

Published 19 July 2019

Scottish Land Commission: Vacant land transformation ‘should benefit communities’

Transforming vacant and derelict land should deliver environmental benefit to communities throughout ...

Published 6 June 2019