Meet our Supporters

Jonathan Hedges

Jonathan Hedges lives and works on a croft in Rogart with his family. Jonathan supports Community Land Scotland because… “I support Community Land Scotland for the high standard of debate by the organisation and its members. Land reform is sometimes referred to as the politics of envy. In my opinion it is the politics of community,… Read more »

Kenny Wright

Kenny Wright is from the central belt and now lives in Inverness. Kenny supports Community Land Scotland because… “I have been aware of some of the issues connected with land reform for some time such as rural depopulation and the high cost of owning or renting housing in rural and urban Scotland. However until I… Read more »

Ben Miller

Ben Miller has campaigned on sustainability issues for many years and worked for the Scottish Greens at Holyrood. He now works in the energy industry. Ben supports Community Land Scotland because… “I’ve been to visit some of the community-owned areas on the west coast and it’s clear that this model is offering so many new… Read more »

Jim Hunter

Jim Hunter is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of the Highlands and Islands. The author of twelve books about the Highlands and about the area’s worldwide diaspora, he’s also been active in the public life of the area. In the 1980s he was director of the Scottish Crofters Union, now the Scottish Crofting… Read more »

David Niven

David, Stirling, supports Community Land Scotland because… Supporting communities to secure ownership of local land is a sustainable way to empower local people to make decisions about their collective futures. Communities that own land can democratically shape and realise their own destinies in ways that consultations and other efforts by even the most benevolent of… Read more »