• January 26, 2018

    A Bill to reform the Scottish Crown Estate, and give local communities more control of its assets, has been introduced to the Scottish Parliament.

  • October 30, 2017

    National Audit Office says the DfE was "unable to provide adequate evidence to support the £45 billion of Academy Trusts’ land and buildings included in the accounts"

  • September 16, 2013

    The Green Party in England and Wales has proposed specific measures to ensure that indigenous people and small holders are not disadvantaged.

  • May 24, 2013

    At a meeting of the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly, on 23 May 2013, a report from the Church and Society Council on theology of land in the context of Israel/Palestine was discussed. Called The inheritance of Abraham? A report on the ‘promised land’, it has the potential to raise considerable awareness of these issues in congregations and groups, says regional analyst Dr Michael Marten. He examines the background, context, issues and controversies surrounding the report, adopted by the Kirk on 23 May 2013.

  • February 3, 2013
  • January 27, 2013

    The Church of Scotland has marked the tenth anniversary of the passing of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 with fresh proposals for change.

  • December 3, 2012

    Large investors such as banks and pension funds must stop facilitating land grabs, civic groups have told a global farmland investment conference.

  • November 7, 2012

    Bernadette Meaden reviews Fred Harrison's book on Jubilee, the theft of common land and distribution so everyone receives a fair share

  • September 11, 2012

    Since the economic crisis, people have become increasingly aware of the unfairness of our current tax system. Tax avoidance by corporations and the super-rich gives the appearance that paying tax is an optional extra, whilst low-paid workers have no choice in the matter.

  • September 6, 2010

    Land rights in Brazil have fuelled conflict at every level within the country for more than 500 years, writes Pascale Palmer, exploring the issues that lie behind Brazil’s “agricultural miracle” and the struggle to feed the planet in the face of both need and greed.