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Land & Climate Change – Exploiting our natural capital for the benefit of all

In the third of our series of ‘Land &’ blogs, Head of Policy and Research, Shona Glenn, looks at the connection between the value of land and Scotland’s climate change targets, and how we can all benefit from natural capital and the land use transformation.

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Relinquishment and Assignation of Secure Tenancies – Have all the information ready before proceeding

In his latest blog, the Tenant Farming Commissioner, Bob McIntosh, discusses the considerations if tenant farmers are thinking of giving up their lease.

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Land & Climate Change - A just land use transformation

In the second of our series of ‘Land &’ blogs, Head of Land Rights and Responsibilities Emma Cooper looks at the connection between land and Scotland’s climate change targets and the focus on a just transition.

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Land & Scotland's Big Ambitions - Harnessing the potential of our land

In the first of our new series of ‘Land &’ blogs, Chief Executive Hamish Trench looks at the connections between land and some of Scotland’s big ambitions for the economy, climate and communities.

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Taking Stock

In his latest blog, Tenant Farming Commissioner Bob McIntosh looks at how his work is having an impact in the sector.

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New guides to ensure compliance in tenanted sector

The Tenant Farming Commissioner, Bob McIntosh, discusses his upcoming guidance on compliance in our latest blog.

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Land reform is happening

In this latest blog, Chair of the Scottish Land Commission, Andrew Thin, reflects on the recent ‘Attitudes to Land Reform’ report and the role of land reform in creating a successful Scotland.

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Tackling land market failures is essential to getting more homes built in Scotland

Land Commissioner David Adams highlights the importance of addressing the failures in our current land market to improve the availability of housing in Scotland in our latest blog.

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Scotland's Land Market: Time to Reform

Shona Glenn explores the crucial need to focus on Land Rights and Responsibilities in addressing market failure to reform the land market in Scotland in our latest blog.

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TFC Guidance on Relinquishment and Assignation

The TFC provides advice on the new legislation relating to relinquishment and assignation.

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Municipal Forests v Community Woodlands - Reflections from 2020 National Student Award Winner

Our 2020 National Student Award Winner Heloise Le Moal shares her experience and research.

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New mediation scheme encourages all to give it a try

In the hope that mediation will become a more popular means to resolve disputes, the TFC discusses the new scheme to make access to mediation easier and more affordable in his latest blog.

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Tackling Climate Change – A window of opportunity

In our latest blog, Chief Executive Hamish Trench discusses the importance of today’s Climate Emergency Summit on the topic of land, and reflects on the transformational change needed in land use to tackle Scotland’s big challenges.

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An important new opportunity for secure tenants

Bob McIntosh, Tenant Farming Commissioner, shares his thoughts on the Relinquishment and Assignation provisions introduced by the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016, which come into force early in 2021.