The Common Weal Policy Podcast – Episode #134

date: 20/07/2022

Episode 134 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast

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This week, Craig talks to Simon Brooke a land activist, smallhold farmer and previous guest of the podcast when he talked about his experience self-building his home. They discuss the Scottish Government’s new Land Reform Bill and the public consultation that is being held to inform it.  We encourage everyone to submit their thoughts to this consultation, even if you only answer a single question.

If you would like to join Common Weal’s Campaign Centre to get help writing a response or to talk to other activists about their responses, you can join here.

Simon’s article on repopulating Scotland with quarter of a million crofts can be read here.

And his provocation on an exponential land tax here.

You can find out more about the Scottish Government’s public meetings on land reform here.

And you can submit your own response to the consultation here.

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“Hiding Your Reality” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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