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One million acres by 2020: strategy report and recommendations

Published: 11 Dec 2015

A report of the findings and recommended actions from the 1 Million Acre Short Life Working Group to get 1 million acres of land in community ownership by 2020.

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One million acres by 2020: strategy report and recommendations
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Footnotes

1 Atterton (2013) Community Ownership of Assets: Discussion at the Cross Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rural Policy http://www.sruc.ac.uk/download/downloads/id/1291/27th_march_approved_minutes

2 Skerratt (2011) Community land ownership and community resilience http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/commlandownerfulllowres.pdf

3 http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Community%20Empowerment%20(Scotland)%20Bill/b52s4-introd-pm.pdf, p. 12, paragraph 53

4 http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/First_Minister_address_-_Community_Land_Scotland_Annual_Conference_2013.pdf

5 Scottish Government (2011) Regeneration Strategy: Achieving a Sustainable Future. http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/364595/0123891.pdf

6 Land Reform Review Group (2014) The land of Scotland the Common Good, p. 83

7 Aiken et al (2011) Community organisations controlling assets: a better understanding. Report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. https://www.jrf.org.uk/report/community-organisations-controlling-assets-better-understanding

8 ibid

9 Skerratt (2011) Community land ownership and community resilience, Edinburgh: Rural Policy Centre, Scottish Agricultural College

10 Mulholland et al (2015) Evaluation of Community Right to Buy. Report for Scottish Government Social Research.

11 Aiken et al (2011) Community organisations controlling assets: a better understanding. Report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. https://www.jrf.org.uk/report/community-organisations-controlling-assets-better-understanding

12 Stakeholder interviews

13 Bryan and Westbrook (2014) Summary of Economic Indicator Data. Report for Community Land Scotland.

http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/FINAL-Community-Land-Scotland-Economic-Data-Report-140414-For-Release.pdf

14 Stakeholder interviews

15 Aiken et al (2011) Community organisations controlling assets: a better understanding. Report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. https://www.jrf.org.uk/report/community-organisations-controlling-assets-better-understanding

16 ibid

17 Stakeholder interviews

18 Alastair Nicolson in Hunter (2012) From the Low Tide of the Sea to the Highest Mountain Tops. Islands Book Trust.

19 Stakeholder interview

20 Hunter (2012) From the Low Tide of the Sea to the Highest Mountain Top. Islands Book Trust.

21 http://nwmullwoodland.co.uk/

22 Bryan and Westbrook (2014) Summary of Economic Indicator Data. Report for Community Land Scotland. http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/FINAL-Community-Land-Scotland-Economic-Data-Report-140414-For-Release.pdf

23 Mulholland et al (2015) Evaluation of Community Right to Buy. Report for Scottish Government Social Research.

24 Bryan and Westbrook (2014) Summary of Economic Indicator Data. Report for Community Land Scotland. http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/FINAL-Community-Land-Scotland-Economic-Data-Report-140414-For-Release.pdf

25 Bryan (2015) Pilot study of Social Impacts of Community Land Ownership. Report for Community Land Scotland. http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/CLS-Social-Impacts-Pilot-Survey-Final-Report-for-Release-290115.pdf

26 Skerratt (2011) Community land ownership and community resilience, Edinburgh: Rural Policy Centre, Scottish Agricultural College

27 ibid

28 Aiken et al (2011) Community organisations controlling assets: a better understanding. Report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. https://www.jrf.org.uk/report/community-organisations-controlling-assets-better-understanding

29 Stakeholder interviews

30 Bryan (2015) Pilot study of Social Impacts of Community Land Ownership. Report for Community Land Scotland. http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/CLS-Social-Impacts-Pilot-Survey-Final-Report-for-Release-290115.pdf

31 Stakeholder interviews

32 Mulholland et al (2015) Evaluation of Community Right to Buy. Report for Scottish Government Social Research.

33 Big Lottery Fund (2013) Growing Community Assets final evaluation report.

34 Skerratt (2011) Community land ownership and community resilience, Edinburgh: Rural Policy Centre, Scottish Agricultural College

35 Mulholland et al (2015) Evaluation of Community Right to Buy. Report for Scottish Government Social Research.

36 Rohde (2004) Ideology, Bureaucracy and Aesthetics: Landscape Change and Land Reform in Northwest Scotland. Environmental Values. 13, pp.199-221

37 Brown (2008) Crofter forestry, land reform and the ideology of community. Social and Legal Studies. 17(3), pp.333-349.

38 Bryan (2015) Pilot study of Social Impacts of Community Land Ownership. Report for Community Land Scotland. http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/CLS-Social-Impacts-Pilot-Survey-Final-Report-for-Release-290115.pdf

39 Aiken et al 2011 Community organisations controlling assets: a better understanding

40 Bryan and Westbrook (2014) Summary of Economic Indicator Data. Report for Community Land Scotland. http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/FINAL-Community-Land-Scotland-Economic-Data-Report-140414-For-Release.pdf

41 ibid

42 ibid

43 Skerratt (2011) Community land ownership and community resilience, Edinburgh: Rural Policy Centre, Scottish Agricultural College

44 Mulholland et al (2015) Evaluation of Community Right to Buy. Report for Scottish Government Social Research.

45 Bryan and Westbrook (2014) Summary of Economic Indicator Data. Report for Community Land Scotland. http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/FINAL-Community-Land-Scotland-Economic-Data-Report-140414-For-Release.pdf

46 ibid

47 Bryan (2015) Pilot study of Social Impacts of Community Land Ownership. Report for Community Land Scotland. http://www.communitylandscotland.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/CLS-Social-Impacts-Pilot-Survey-Final-Report-for-Release-290115.pdf

48 Stakeholder interviews

49 Mulholland et al (2015) Evaluation of Community Right to Buy. Report for Scottish Government Social Research.

50 Scottish Human Rights Commission, Consultation Submission - Future of Land Reform in Scotland, February 2015.

51 ibid

52 Alan Miller at the Scottish Parliament, 1 April 2015

53 David Cameron at the Scottish Parliament, 1 April 2015

54 ibid

55 Community Empowerment Bill Policy Memorandum (2014) http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Community%20Empowerment%20(Scotland)%20Bill/b52s4-introd-pm.pdf

56 ibid

57 FAO (2012) in Hunter (2014) Right-based land reform in Scotland: Making the case in the light of international expertise.

58 Rennie and Billing (2015) Changing community perceptions of sustainable rural development in Scotland. Journal of Rural and Community Development.

59 Scottish Government (2011) Regeneration Strategy: Achieving a Sustainable Future. http://www.gov.scot/Resource/Doc/364595/0123891.pdf

60 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2015/6/contents/enacted

61 Scottish Government: A Consultation on the future of land reform in Scotland (2014): Draft Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement p7

62 ibid

63 http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/S4_Bills/Community%20Empowerment%20(Scotland)%20Bill/b52s4-introd-pm.pdf p15.

64 Roberts, D. and Mackee, A.: Exploiting Barriers to Community Land Based Activities (2015): http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/09/5827

65 Land Reform Review Group Final Report (2014): http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0045/00451597.pdf

66 http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/guides-advice/local-authority-asset-management/local-authority-asset-management-07-disposal-of-land-at-less-than-best-consideration/

67 http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/Finance/spfm/PropertyManagement#Disposal of Assets

68 Part 5, Section 95.

69 http://beta.energyarchipelago.com/#/map

70 Evans (2005) Measure for Measure: Evaluating the Evidence of Culture's Contribution to Regeneration. Urban Studies. 42:5/6, 959-983.

71 Jackson (2005) The Evaluation Toolkit. Belfast: Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

72 OPDM (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (2003) assessing the impacts of spatial interventions. Regeneration, renewable and regional development. Main guidance. London: OPDM.

73 Stakeholder interviews

74 ibid

75 Hunter 2012 From the Low Tide of the Sea to the Highest Mountain Tops


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