Scottish Land fund needs scrutiny, say campaigners

Business of Ferrets

10-07-2020 • 27 mins

The Scottish Land Fund, set up to help community buyouts in the wake of the land reform movement, has become mainly a buildings fund and is heavily skewed towards a few local authority areas. Journalist Richard Baynes finds that substantial sums from the fund have helped communities buy assets already in public ownership – using Government cash to buy property the Government or community already owns. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy AdBarker - https://adbarker.com/privacy