Category Archives: LA&P

Challenging “reprehensible” Behaviour of Lobbyists in the Planning System

There is a growing awareness of the problems of lobbying and lobbyists both in Scotland and UK-wide. The Scottish parliament has been looking into the issue, David Cameron promised to crack down on lobbying – and didn’t, and a recent … Continue reading

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Craighouse: Napier Have Serious Questions to Answer on Sale, Support of Proposals and Financial Interest

On Monday, the Friends of Craighouse sent a letter to Dame Professor Joan Stringer, Principal of Napier University, with 8 pages of detailed questions about the sale of Craighouse and about statements that Napier have made since the sale. You … Continue reading

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Why has Craighouse been sold to an Offshore Company?

Who really owns Craighouse? You might have thought this should be a simple question. But, like many other simple questions about the apparent proposed development of Craighouse campus, the answer is anything but. For some, this question is irrelevant. What … Continue reading


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The LA&P Mystery: Solved! But now we have more questions

Remind me again, why are we interested in LA&P? The Friends began investigating LA&P as part of their attempt to answer the complex question of Who is the Craighouse Partnership and – more importantly – who actually owns Craighouse. Please … Continue reading

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Can anyone leave the consortium? If LA&P can, why not others?

Yesterday, we learnt that LA&P are no longer part of the Craighouse Partnership. This begs the question, can any of the other companies in the Craighouse Partnership leave the consortium? No explanation has been given of why or how LA&P … Continue reading

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Today we launch our ‘Who Are LA&P?’ competition !

As part of our commitment to keep the community informed about the Craighouse development, we’ve been having a look at some of the companies involved. When Napier University released their press briefing on 25 March 2011, one company, LA&P  listed … Continue reading

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