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Hutton expertise contributes to parliamentary land reform inquiry

Hutton expertise contributes to parliamentary land reform inquiry

Dr Annie McKee taking part in the ECCLR Committee parliamentary session
"To achieve the overall objectives of the Right to Buy Land to Further Sustainable Development, the required specifications should be designed to be flexible throughout the application process, and community bodies offered professional support where appropriate"
Screenshot of parliamentary session as shown on Scottish Parliament TV

The definition of ‘sustainable development’ and ‘community’, as described in the draft Right to Buy Land to Further Sustainable Development (Eligible Land, Specified Types of Area and Restrictions on Transfers, Assignations and Dealing) (Scotland) Regulations 2020, were discussed during a session of the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee of the Scottish Parliament, to which experts of the James Hutton Institute and other stakeholders gave evidence.

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This article was originally posted by The James Hutton Institute