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Scottish Land fund needs scrutiny, say campaigners
Episode 710th July 2020 • The Ferret Investigates • The Ferret
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The Scottish Land Fund, set up to help community buyouts in the wake of the land reform movement, has become mainly a buildings fund and is heavily skewed towards a few local authority areas.

Journalist Richard Baynes finds that substantial sums from the fund have helped communities buy assets already in public ownership – using Government cash to buy property the Government or community already owns.

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