Publications & Resources

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

Scale & Concentration: Overview of the evidence report and recommendations

Short summary of the Investigation into the issues associated with Large Scale and Concentrated Land Ownership in Scotland and the Recommendations to Scottish Ministers.

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Scale & Concentration: Investigation into the issues associated with scale and concentration land ownership in Scotland

Evidence report following an investigation into the impacts of scale and concentration of land ownership in Scotland.  The report follows a call for evidence by the Commission last year, for anyone with experience of living or working in parts of Scotland where most of the land is owned by a small number of people, to share their experiences.

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Scale & Concentration: Report to Ministers – Review of scale and concentration of land ownership

This report sets out the Commission’s conclusions and recommendations from our review into issues associated with scale and concentration of land ownership in Scotland.

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Scale & Concentration: Research review – The effects associated with concentrated and large Scale land ownership in Scotland

A review by SRUC of previous literature and a descriptive analysis of Scotland’s current pattern of landownership.

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Land Focus: Land Value Tax Briefing Paper

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Land Lines – Land acquisition – lessons for Scotland: A discussion paper

This, the sixth paper in the Land Lines series, Professor Tony Crook looks at examples of land acquisition in the Netherlands and Germany and the lessons that Scotland
could learn.

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Community Ownership and Community Right to Buy – recommendations to Ministers

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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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