Access to land is one of the key issues of equality. All too often, people live lives divorced from the land, and distant from the natural world. A sustainable future for all involves looking closely at access to land, and thinking about how we can improve matters when it comes to this issue. Issues withContinue reading “Access and Equality”
Tag Archives: land reform
No One Should Be Exempt From Environmental Regulation
I was rather angry today to hear that the Queen, in spite of being one of the largest landowners in Scotland, has exercised the right of ‘Queen’s Consent’ to exempt her properties from the draft law passing through the Scottish Parliament – the ‘Heat Networks Bill’. The draft law has been altered so that the Queen’sContinue reading “No One Should Be Exempt From Environmental Regulation”
Too Little Land… or Too Much?
Recently my mind was drawn to think again about the important issue of land reform – a key issue where I live here in Scotland. In Scotland, land is a pressing political issue, since so much of the land here is in the ‘possession’ of so few. One of the many reasons why this isContinue reading “Too Little Land… or Too Much?”
Land Ownership – We Are Custodians
Thinking about what is possible even on rented property has led me to think about land ownership and what that really means. It is important to consider that even those of us who are lucky enough to own our own properties still have to remember that we are only ever really custodians of that land.Continue reading “Land Ownership – We Are Custodians”