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On January 26 First Minister Nicola Sturgeon took her Cabinet to Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries to hold a public discussion with over 400 members of the local community.
“The government I lead intends to be open, listening, and available in a way we have not seen before - the most open and accessible government that Scotland has had."
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon
The First Minister has asked for a rethink of several of the legislative clauses proposed by the UK Government on the recommendation of the Smith Commission.
The Smith Commission was set up immediately after the September 2014 referendum to report on options for further devolution of powers for the Scottish Parliament.
"Much of what the Prime Minister has set out imposes restrictions on the recommended devolved powers and would hand a veto to UK ministers in key areas."
The Land Reform consultation seeks views and input on proposals for a Land Reform Bill.
Have your say on the vision for land rights and responsibilities and the proposals set out for a Land Reform Bill.
"Our vision is for a strong relationship between the people of Scotland and the land of Scotland, where ownership and use of the land delivers greater public benefits."
Land Reform Minister
Page updated: Wednesday, January 28, 2015