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Latest articles from Calum MacLeod

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    A radical shift in how we view landownership

    Land reform is a subject guaranteed to set pulses racing and give rise to fierce debate, no matter on which side of the supposed fence people sit – landowner or land reformer. The recent passing of the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill by the Scottish Parliament brought this debate to the fore once again. It is the shift in how we should view landownership in Scotland that is radical here.

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    New Crofting Register Goes Live

    The much anticipated Crofting Register has now gone live, having opened on 30 November. The new map-based Register will be maintained by the Registers of Scotland, though the Crofting Commission will be involved in checking and scrutinising applications to the new Register.