Nobility may be up in arms, but Scotland’s land reforms look fairly tame

  • Malcolm MacDonald Combe

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The Duke of Argyll’s castle is under attack, according to a newspaper headline in reference to the Scottish government’s land reform bill. While the duke has a touch more land than the rest of us, his fears sound pretty ominous. Does the proposed legislation authorise a siege of Inveraray Castle, metaphorical or otherwise? Or in a country where a reported 50% of the private land is owned by fewer than 500 people and entities, are a few of the landed gentry getting their britches in a twist?

Period14 Aug 2015

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