Land Commission announce more events

Group photo of Land Commissioners
Norette Ferns

The Scottish Land Commission have added more dates to their series of Meet and Greet events.

Meetings in Inverness, Islay and Oban have been added, following the success of the first Meet and Gree events in April and May.

The Scottish Land Commission were established under the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 and came into being on 1 April 2017. There are six Commissioners, including one Tenant Farming Commissioner, supported by a small team of administrative staff, based in Inverness. Their purpose is to provide direction, leadership and strategic thought to land reform in Scotland.

Chair of the Scottish Land Commission, Andrew Thin, said:

“We are really encouraged by the response to the Meet & Greets so far. We have had varied audiences at the public meetings from those interested in community land ownership to tenant farming and with representation from both urban and rural communities.

“The discussions at the meetings have been really insightful and are helping the Commission to form our priorities for our three year strategic plan.

“We are keen to keep the momentum going with the additional meetings in Inverness, Islay and Oban and we hope to have even more over the coming months. This is a rolling programme of events and we would like to engage with as many people as possible.  I would urge everyone to attend a Meet & Greet in their area to find out more about who we are, what we do and importantly; how land reform can directly impact their community.”

Visit the Scottish Land Commission website for details of all the dates.