The purpose of the consultation on the future of CAP direct payments (Pillar one) is to help the Scottish Government decide on how the direct payments are implemented from the 1st of January 2015. It covers all of the sections which will make up the future direct payments and will look at the options which are available to the Scottish Government when implementing these new rules.
There are four main sections to the consultation:
- Basic Payments
- Environmental Measures
- Other Direct Payments
- The Overall Package
This document is the Scottish Crofting Federation’s full response to the Scottish Government consultation on the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Direct Payments in Scotland from 2015.