Who Owns Scotland

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Canongate, 1996 - Land reform - 235 pages
This book is designed to inform and provoke. It reviews the history and politics of land reform in Scotland, analyzes the extent of available information on this controversial subject, and provides a critique of the existing ownership pattern and land tenure pattern. The book concludes by proposing a radical programme of land reform for a future Scottish parliament.

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Contents

Who Owns Scotland
19
The Research Process
26
List of Tables and Boxes Tables
29
The Pattern and the People
142
How Scotland is owned 1995
157
Distribution of Landholdings by size class 1970 and 1995
158
Analysis of Acreage Covered by Estates Larger than 5000 Acres in 12
159
Top 100 nonpublic Landowners in Scotland 19701995
160
The 30 Wealthiest Landowners in Scotland 1996
168
Agriculture
169
Top Forestry Investors in Scotland 1995
177
Top 20 Forestry Grant Recipients 1993
178
Crofting
179
Conservation landowners in Scotland 1995
186
International Comparisons
189
Debunking the Myths
197

Top 20 Aristocratic Landowners in Scotland 1995
162
Extent of Forestry Commission Estate in Scotland 19701995
163
The 25 largest overseas landowners in Scotland 1995
164
Top Investment Landowners in Scotland 1995
165
Scottish Landowners Federation membership 1994
166
Scottish Landowners Federation membership by county 1994
167
Towards a Land Reform Agenda
204
Conclusions
216
A Cadastral Land Register
225
Directors of Companies
231
MoD Holdings
237
Copyright

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