Land reform in a Net Zero nation: consultation analysis

Outlines the findings from an analysis of responses to a public consultation on land reform in a Net Zero nation.

Annex 1 - Organisations responding to the consultation

Academic group or think tank (n = 4)

Forest Policy Group

James Hutton Institute

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC)

The Thriving Natural Capital Challenge Centre

Community or local organisations and their representative bodies (n = 22)

Action Porty

Bioregioning Tayside

Communities for Diverse Forestry uhh

Communities Housing Trust

Community Land Outer Hebrides

Development Trusts Association Scotland

Dumfries and Galloway Sustainable Food Partnership

Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere

Glasgow Community Food Network

Isle of Rum Community Trust

Moray Local Outdoor Access Forum

North Edinburgh Arts


Peebles Community Trust

Scottish Community Development Centre

Sleat Community Trust

Social Farms & Gardens Scotland, and members of the Community Growing Forum Scotland

South of Scotland Community Housing

Speyside Community Council

St John’s Town of Dalry Community Council

Stow Community Trust

Tiree Community Development Trust

Government and NDPB (n = 19)

Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeenshire Council

Architecture and Design Scotland

Bòrd na Gàidhlig

Cairngorms National Park Authority

Crofting Commission

Crown Estate Scotland

Dumfries and Galloway Council

Glasgow City Council

Heads of Planning Scotland (HOPS)

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Historic Environment Scotland

Ministry of Defence


Registers of Scotland

Scottish Land Commission

Scottish Water

Stirling Council

The Highland Council

Landowner (n = 34)

Abercairny Estate Ltd

Abriachan Forest Trust

Allargue Estate Partnership

Alvie and Dalraddy Estates

Arran Estates

Ballogie Estate

Callendar No3 Trust

Colonsay Community Development Company

Dalhousie Estates

Dunecht Estates

Dupplin Trust 2000

Earlstoun and Sanquhar Trust

Fairburn Estate

Forrest Estate Ltd

Highlands Rewilding Limited

Hillhouse Estate Ltd

Hopetoun Estates

Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust

John Muir Trust

Logie Estate

Moray Estates

Mount Stuart Trust

Northumberland Estates

Seafield & Strathspey Estates

Strathbran Estate

The Applecross Trust

The Church of Scotland General Trustees

The Firm of Invercauld Estate

The John Dewar Lamberkin Trust

The Landmark Trust

The Macrobert Trust

The MDS Estates Limited (trading as Buccleuch)

The National Trust for Scotland

The Scottish Wildlife Trust

Private sector organisations (n =17)

Bidwells LLP

Brodies LLP

CSM & Co, Chartered Accountants

Eternal Mountain

Foresight Group LLP

Know Edge Ltd

Peter Graham & Associates


Scottish Power Renewables

Scottish Renewables

Scottish Woodlands Ltd

SSE Renewables

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

The Food Life (Scotland) ltd

The Fruitful Forest

True North European Real Estate Partners

Turcan Connell

Representative bodies, institutions, associations or unions (n = 30)

Agricultural Law Association

British Association for Shooting and Conservation (Scotland)

British Ports Association

British Standards Institution

Built Environment Forum Scotland (BEFS)

Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV)

Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)

Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland

Community Land Scotland

Community Woodlands Association

Confederation of Forest Industries

Faculty of Advocates

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)

Landworkers’ Alliance

Law Society of Scotland

Marine Protection Areas Scotland (MPAs)

The National Farmers Union of Scotland (NFUS)

Plunkett Foundation

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Scotland

Scottish Artists Union

Scottish Community Alliance

Scottish Crofting Federation

Scottish Gamekeepers Association

Scottish Land & Estates

Scottish Property Federation

Scottish Renewables

Scottish Tenant Farmers Association

Surf – Scotland’s Regeneration Forum

The Association of Deer Management Groups

Third sector or campaign group (n = 36)

Common Weal

Cycling UK in Scotland

Environmental Rights Centre for Scotland

Fauna & Flora International

Food, Farming and Countryside Commission

Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

Green Action Trust

Mountaineering Scotland

Na h-Eileanan an Iar Constituency Labour Party

National Access Forum

Nourish Scotland

Paths for All

Planning Democracy

Ramblers Scotland

Reforesting Scotland

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers in Scotland)

Revive: the coalition for grouse moor reform

Rewilding Britain

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland

Scotland’s Climate Assembly

Scotland’s Landscape Alliance

Scottish Environment Link

Scottish Land Revenue Group

Scottish Orienteering Association

Scottish Rewilding Alliance

Scottish Rights of Way and Access Society (ScotWays)

Scottish Rural Action

Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Scottish SPCA)

The Nationwide Foundation

The Scottish Woodlot Association

The Vegan Society

Third Sector Interface Network

Wellbeing Economy Alliance Scotland

Woodland Crofts Partnership

Woodland Trust Scotland

World Wildlife Federation Scotland



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