Make Scottish Land Reform work
Communities have the greatest benefit from community projects that deliver real change, because they are the first to benefit. The Land Reform Act is good in principle but hasn't achieved much. It should be made much easier for communities to buy land and assets for green projects and the creation of much needed homes and jobs. Land needs to be taken out of the hands of owners who are only interested in securing their own profits. Negligent and unresponsive owners should be forced to take action or face compulsory purchase. Money needs to be more easily available for communities to purchase assets when the opportunity arises.
Why the contribution is important
Community management will ensure that small, remote and rural communities remain viable, enabling them to improve biodiversity and develop green projects.
by JoanneM on October 19, 2020 at 07:41PM