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CAP Regionalisation: SCF urges crofters “if in doubt, shout”

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) is urging crofters to speak up if in any doubt about their region allocation for their Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) payment to stop the 60 day clock.

"Following the issue of a letter from the Scottish Government Rural Payments and Inspection Directorate (SGRPID)", Joyce Wilkinson, a director of the SCF explained "we are advising crofters to read the letter carefully and if they are in any doubt about how they are being ‘regionalised’ to contact their local SGRPID office immediately. The letter says the recipient has only 60 days to respond or they are stuck with the allocation. We are saying to crofters ‘if in doubt, shout’. As soon as you bring what you think is a mistake to the attention of SGRPID the 60 day clock stops ticking".

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