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SCF welcomes government commitment to continue crofting legislation reform

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) has welcomed the Scottish Government commitment to continue the process reforming crofting legislation within this parliamentary session, as indicated by the consultation launched this week.

“This is another stage in the long process of crofting law reform,” said Russell Smith, Chair of the SCF, “and we are pleased that the Scottish Government is taking this forward. Following the 1993 consolidation act there have been several amendments to crofting legislation but this is still unfinished business. The addition of subsequent layers of legislation, and the fact that amendments have introduced further inconsistencies and errors, has rendered current crofting law difficult to access and, in some aspects, unusable.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

SCF CROFTING SURGERY: Old and new members welcome. Tea and Coffee.


WHEN: Thursday 31st August Drop in 10.30am-12.30pm: Appointments 12.30pm-2.30pm. Please call 01599 530005, or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you wish to book an appointment.

SCF perspective on the ewe hogg scheme

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) has broadly agreed with the NFUS on the necessity to curb the excessive claiming on the Scottish Upland Sheep Support Scheme (SUSSS) by some large farms and has offered further suggestions for improvement.

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