Homes for Scotland
Rule changes during the Covid-19 pandemic favour property developers and risk shutting the public out from the planning system, say Scottish civic groups.
New housing estates in Scotland have been branded “car sick” because they pander to drivers at the expense of pedestrians, public transport and bikes.
Scottish ministers are coming under concerted pressure to give communities across Scotland stronger rights to resist property developers proposing controversial building schemes.
The Scottish Government has been urged to drop Help to Buy subsidies for home-buyers after data reveals it mainly benefits big house-builders.