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27-Sep-11, 20:30
The Caithness Business Index (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk) has posted the following article:

Crown Estate - Councillor Wants Devolved Management

The Leader of The Highland Council, Councillor Michael Foxley has called on the Scottish Government to devolve the management of the Crown Estate's property and revenues to as local a level as possible. In giving evidence to the Scottish Parliament Committee on the Scotland Bill concerning the Crown Estate, Councillor Michael Foxley argued that devolution needed to mean giving powers to local authorities in the Highlands and Islands and to local harbour trusts as well as land under community ownership, such as Eigg. ... [Read Full Article (http://www.caithness-business.co.uk/article.php?id=2473)]