Stabilise house prices and tax unearned wealth: 5 ideas the Scottish Government could take from Land for the Many
With the Programme for Government coming up in September, could Labour’s Land for the Many paper be a fruitful source of radical thinking for the SNP Government?
A NEW paper commissioned by the UK Labour Party and edited by writer George Monbiot on land policies, Land for the Many, is packed with good ideas, some of which have been borrowed from Scotland.
Podcast: Do Shooting Estates benefit Scotland's economy and what's the alternative?
Is there alternatives to grouse moors which are better for jobs and the economy?
COMMONSPACE editor Ben Wray speaks to Craig Dalzell, head of policy & research at the Common Weal think-tank, about their new report with research & design collective Lateral North, 'Back to Life: Visions of Alternative Futures for Scotland's Grouse Moors'.
‘Scaremongering’: Grouse moor reform campaigners hit back at ‘killing livelihoods’ claim
Report by Andy Wightman MSP and Dr Ruth Tingay found analysis of grouse-shooting estates employment and wages “equates to an average salary of “£11,401 which is below the level of the national minimum wage”
CAMPAIGNERS for grouse moor reform have hit back at criticism ahead of the launch of their new coalition, Revive, after the Scottish Gamekeepers Association said they wanted to “kill livelihoods”.
New campaign to reform grouse moors aims to change the face of Scotland
The Revive Coalition will mark its launch with a flagship report recommending the illegal persecution of raptors be classified as a “serious crime”
A NEW CAMPAIGN aiming to effect radical change on Scotland’s grouse moors will launch in Edinburgh today [6 October], accompanied by the publication of a flagship report recommending measures to challenge the intensive land management of Scottish uplands.
Ban driven grouse-shooting, Green MSP argues after Visit Scotland remove 'devastated' Cairngorms photo
Following criticism of a now-deleted Visit Scotland social media post, Wightman highlighted environmental concerns by the Cairngorms National Park
GREEN MSP Andy Wightman has reiterated his party’s call for a ban on driven grouse-shooting and “a completely new way of managing land” like the Cairngorms mountain range, following criticism of a now-deleted post by Visit Scotland.