Tag Archives: Loch Lomond National Park

Dr Aileen McLeod: Goodbye, and Good Riddance

Although Thursdays Scottish Parliament election saw a number of surprises, one in particular caught my eye. You may have missed it in all the coverage of the “apparent” Tory victory, but one result did catch my eye. The Environment Minister … Continue reading

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Scottish Government response to Loch Lomond Camping Ban Letter

After a mere two months I have had a response to my Open Letter to Dr Aileen McLeod, the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform.   In short, we acknowledge your letter but are taking absolutely no notice … Continue reading

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TGO Magazine: Open Letter to Dr Aileen McLeod

An edited version of my Open Letter to SNP Environment Minister Dr Aileen McLeod has been published in the April 2016 issue of TGO magazine. As of today, almost four weeks after the letter was sent to Dr McLeod, there … Continue reading

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MCofS: Manifesto For Mountains

As this is an election year, the Mountaineering Council of Scotland has highlighted some questions you may wish to ask those seeking your vote this May in the Scottish Parliamentary elections. . This one in particular caught my eye, in … Continue reading

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Loch Lomond & Trossachs Camping Ban: An Open Letter To Dr Aileen McLeod

Dr Aileen McLeod,┬áMinister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Dear Dr McLeod, I am writing to you to express my disappointment, if not utter disgust at your decision to allow the board of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National … Continue reading

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Camping Ban in Loch Lomond National Park- Get Off YOUR Land

The Minister for Environment, Dr Aileen McLeod, has endorsed the draconian byelaws which the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park are seeking to impose which will effectively ban wild camping in much of the area, forcing outdoor enthisiasts to “pay … Continue reading

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Loch Lomond National Park: Eroding the rights of walkers

From The National, 28/05/15

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