It is believed that Scotland has a more concentrated pattern of large scale private land ownership than is found in any other country in the world.
Mairi McAllan, Scottish Government Minister for Environment and Land Reform, assured this week’s Scottish Land Commission Conference that the government had an ‘unwavering commitment to land reform.’
“I believe that we are closer to reclaiming our land than ever before. Political will based on a wide consensus for change is now in play.” Rob Gibson
In an election that has been pretty much uninspiring The Pebble Trust held one of the best Hustings I have watched so far.
The challenge facing most of Scotland’s rural and island communities is one of depopulation as people move into urban settings.