Community Land Rights: A Citizen's Guide download epub
by Andy Wightman
Community Land Rights is the first comprehensive overview of land rights that belong to communities in Scotland. The final lecture in the McEwen Lecture series given by Andy Wightman at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Download (375kb pdf). Scotland: Land and Power.
Community Land Rights is the first comprehensive overview of land rights that belong to communities in Scotland. For sale in the Shop. Common Good Land in Scotland.
Community Land Rights: A Citizen's Guide. Books by Andy Wightman. The Poor Had No Lawyers: Who Owns Scotland and How They Got it. 13 Aug 2015.
Get the latest from Lothian MSP Andy Wightman. Andy is the author of publications including Who Owns Scotland (1996), Scotland: Land and Power (1999), Community Land Rights: A Citizen’s Guide (2009) and The Poor Had No Lawyers (2010). He has served as a Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee and represented the Scottish Green Party on the Commission on Local Tax Reform. Andy lives in Edinburgh and in any spare time enjoys mountaineering, cycling and music. Councils must have powers on non-domestic rates. Andy Wightman MSP Wed 7 Aug, 2019. Consultation on Non-Domestic Rates.
19 June 2018 ·. Today (19th) Andy spoke in the Scottish Crown Estate Bill Stage 1 debate. Andy said 'For over half a century, the Crown Estate Commissioners have exercised a malign influence over much of rural Scotland - most especially islands & west coast. We should abolish these feudal relic rights.
by Edinburgh Greens in Edinburgh . We did it. On 3rd May 2016 we successfully raised £4,030 with 102 supporters in 56 days. Elect land and democracy campaigner, Andy Wightman, to the Scottish Parliament on May 5th 2016. by Edinburgh Greens in Edinburgh. It's now 20 years since Andy published his first book 'Who Owns Scotland', which along with his latest book, 'The Poor Had No Lawyers', helped to propel the issue of land reform into the mainstream.
Scotland has a total of 19,469,433 acres (7,879,000ha) of land and inland water (Source: Andy Wightman, land rights campaigner and author of The Poor Had No Lawyers: Who owns Scotland and how they got it). Total land in public sector ownership 2,296,166 acres (929,225ha) and in private hands 15,722,287 acres (6,362,583ha) (Source: Andy Wightman). Total land in community ownership is almost 500,000 acres (202,343ha).
Wightman explodes the myth that land issues are relevant only to the far-flung fringes of rural Scotland, and questions mainstream political commitment to land reform
Wightman explodes the myth that land issues are relevant only to the far-flung fringes of rural Scotland, and questions mainstream political commitment to land reform. He presents his own far-reaching program for change and a pragmatic, inspiring vision of how Scotland can move. A controversial and provocative book at clarifies the complexities of landownership in Scotland.
Paul O’Donoghue is attempting to sue Andy Wightman for £750,000 after allegedly publishing false claims about Wildcat Haven Enterprises on a blog . His company sells so-called souvenir plots of land to members of the public.
Dr O’Donoghue told the Court of Session that the blog, Wildcat Haven, bumblebee haven or tax haven?, contained false statements, which damaged his firm’s ability to carry out its task of trying to ensure that wildcats continued to thrive in Scotland.
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Publisher: Balallan House (July 18, 2009)
Pages: 96 pages