SCOTS could reap the benefits if the country reformed its land ownership and use, according to National columnist Lesley Riddoch.

In her latest video column for The National, Riddoch speaks of her love of nature and how she became interested in land reform.

The journalist goes on to say that she is a trustee of the Isle of Eigg Trust which protects wildlife and shows how land reform could benefit people.

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Riddoch said the new Our Land report, published today by the New Economics Foundation and the Common Weal think tank, provides an analysis of why concentrated land ownership is harming Scotland financially.

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She said we don't have to wait until independence to take control of land ownership in Scotland.

You can watch the full video column here: