Tags - Land Reform

Chance to input to community engagement survey

Blog Post

21 May 2019

This weeks blog post has been written by Helen Barton & Kirsty Tait, Community Engagement Advisors at the Scottish Land Commission. 

Genuine community engagement is good for land owners because it...

Land reform debate should reflect contribution of land based businesses


20 Mar 2019

Scottish Land & Estates has issued the following statement after a Scottish Land Commission report on landownership was published today.

Sarah-Jane Laing, Executive Director of SLE, said: “There are...

SLE stresses importance of openness and transparency in land ownership


12 Mar 2019

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has reiterated its support for openness and transparency in land ownership ahead of a parliamentary debate on the availability of information on land ownership on Tuesday...

Response to Scottish Land Commission report


10 Dec 2018

In response to the Scottish Land Commission’s final report on a potential land value tax in Scotland, Sarah-Jane Laing, Executive Director, Scottish Land & Estates, said: 

“We’ll need to reflect on...

Scottish Land & Estates' statement on community ownership report


23 Nov 2018

In response to publication today (Friday, November 23) of a report by the Scottish Land Commission on community land ownership, Scottish Land & Estates issued the following statement.

Sarah Jane...

Transparency of land ownership supported but complex regulations raise concern


14 Nov 2018

Transparency of land ownership is important to both rural and urban Scotland – but new regulations around transparency and setting up a new Register need to be proportionate and easily understood.


Land managers share discussion and expertise on Scottish rural policy issues


26 Oct 2018

Policy issues key to the prosperity and development of business in rural Scotland have been discussed at an event for land managers organised by Scottish Land & Estates.
Jointly sponsored by Savills...

Land use is now the big question

Blog Post

11 Apr 2018

A few weeks have now passed since the transmission of BBC Scotland’s documentary The Battle for Scotland’s Countryside, and the intervening period has allowed a chance to ponder on what the programme...

Alvie and Dalraddy - Voluntary Registration of the Estate Land

HIH Case Study

9 May 2017

Alvie and Dalraddy Estates

Jamie Williamson is the owner and manager of Alvie & Dalraddy Estates near Aviemore, which straddles the Monadhliath Mountains to the west and the Cairngorm National Park...