Publications, Consultations & Research

We are regularly issuing tenders for research projects in line with our Programme of Work and they can be found on Public Contracts Scotland.

Publications

Compulsory Sales Orders – a proposal from the Scottish Land Commission

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Land Focus: Land Value Capture

This briefing paper looks at land value capture, what it is and the Land Commission’s work.

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Land Lines – Human rights and the work of the Scottish Land Commission

In this, the fifth paper in the Land Lines series, Dr Kirsteen Shields looks at the opportunities provided by land reform for further realisation of economic, social and cultural human rights.

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Land Lines – Encouraging agricultural land lettings in Scotland for the 21st century

This, the fourth paper in the Land Lines series, looks at ways to encourage agricultural land letting in Scotland with a particular focus on potential changes to taxation.

 

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Land Lines – Land: for the many, not the few? Limitations on the scale of land ownership

In this paper, the third in the Land Lines series, Peter Peacock looks at the scale of concentration of ownership of land in Scotland.

 

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Land Lines – The delivery of public interest led development in Scotland: A discussion paper

This, the second paper in the Land Lines series, Steven Tolson and Archie Rintoul look at the approaches adopted to achieve public interest led development in Scotland.

 

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Land Lines – The housing land market in Scotland: A discussion paper

In this first paper in the Land Lines series, ‘The housing land market in Scotland: A discussion paper’ Laurie Macfarlane looks at how the public sector could intervene to improve the operation of the land market and increase the supply of land for new housing.

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