Scottish Land Court and the Lands Tribunal for Scotland: consultation analysis

Consultation sought views on whether the Scottish Land Court and the Lands Tribunal for Scotland should be merged. It also asked further questions about related administrative issues relating to the bodies.

Appendix 1 – Respondents

There were 58 respondents to the consultation.

Number Percentage
Individuals 35 60.3%
Organisations 23 39.7%
Total 58 100%

Of these, 35 were individual responses of whom at least 5 had a judicial/legal background. The other 24 responses were from organisations. These break down as follows:

4 academic groups with interests in land use or environmental matters
2 judicial representative groups
3 legal representative groups
2 public bodies set up by the Scottish Government
3 non-departmental public bodies (NDPB)
1 legal firm
2 farmers' representative body
3 land valuation organisations
1 council
1 government body
1 land use management representative body
1 outdoor pursuit body
1 environmental non-governmental organisation (NGO)

Individual respondents who gave permission for publication with name

Alasdair Allan MSP
Kieran Buxton
Malcolm Combe
Andrew James Francis
Professor J. Campbell Gemmell
Sine Ghilleasbuig
Colin Gibson
Colin Grant
Donald MacDonald
Wilson McLeod
The Honourable Lord McGhie
James McPherson
Elma NicÌomhair
Professor Colin Reid
Robert Robertson

Responses from organisations

Agricultural Law Association/Scottish Agricultural Arbiters and Valuers Association
Bòrd na Gàidhlig
Central Association of Agricultural Valuers
Centre for Scots Law
Crofting Commission
Environmental Rights Centre for Scotland
Faculty of Advocates
Inksters Solicitors
Law Society of Scotland
NFU Scotland
Ramblers Scotland
Registers of Scotland
Scottish Assessors' Association
Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service
Scottish Crofting Federation
Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Scottish Land & Estates
Scottish Land Commission
Scottish Rights of Way & Access Society (ScotWays)
Scottish Tenant Farmers Association
Senators of the College of Justice
Sheriffs' Association
Stirling Council



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