SCF comments on emerging strategy for agriculture support

Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) has provisionally commented on the consultation document “Stability and Simplicity” released by Scottish Government last week.

“This document lays out the broader issues facing agricultural support,” said Russell Smith, Chair of the Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF), “and possible routes forward. It is good to see an emerging strategy but it is of course only in its infancy – the consultation document makes this clear. Clear principles such as maintaining environmental standards are welcomed, as are the suggested possibilities of innovation, such as simplifying the application process for those whose circumstances stay largely unchanged year on year.

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Article by SCF

27 June 2018

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