NatureScot signs off subsidies to billionaire’s estate for both burning heather…and restoring the land
Tulchan Estate, in the Highlands, received Scottish Government funds that would have allowed them to both burn and restore areas of the estate.
Scotland’s richest man, an earl, and private equity and property firms are among those developing carbon offsetting projects that critics say are pushing up land prices and allowing companies to “greenwash” their image.
A Labour MSP has claimed on Twitter that the Scottish Government is spending £3bn to subsidise landlords. It's not true.