Land Reform after the Independence Referendum

Back in April 2013 Johann Lamont used her Scottish Labour conference speech to commit the party to extending the ‘community right to buy’ land to include circumstances where the landowner is not a willing seller “if it is in the public interest”.

At the time I speculated on this blog as to whether that upping of the land reform ante would bring the ‘Land Question’ into the crosshairs of an independence referendum debate still in the early stages of its marathon duration.

It didn’t. Continue reading