Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015

Mostly just an end to exemptions of sporting estates from business rates

BBC News: 'Radical' Scottish land reform plan unveiled

"The Land Reform Bill will end tax relief for shooting estates and force the sale of land if owners are blocking economic development." Small beer but interesting nonetheless.

Posted by reticent @ 11:24 AM (4403 views)
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1. icarus said...

"sporting estates were "too readily singled out in a negative light", when in fact "they were businesses that made a key contribution to rural tourism, local employment and the environment". Yeah, right. See

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/may/19/vote-yes-rid-scotland-of-feudal-landowners-highlands

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 03:13PM Report Comment
 

2. clockslinger said...

Oh, God! I"m salivating at the thought of the grouse bothering estate owners getting some long overdue pain.
Never happen though.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 06:03PM Report Comment
 

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