The Scottish Crofting Federation welcomes the appointment of the new convenor to the Crofting Commission.
Derek Flyn, Chair of the SCF, said “We are very pleased to see that the long awaited appointment has now been made. We are a particularly impressed that the new Commission is to be led by a very experienced crofter and development activist and someone who has shown herself to be a true friend to crofting.”
The convenor that has been appointed to the Crofting Commission is Susan Walker of Camuscross, Isle of Skye. Susan has been very active in crofting development and was a co-author of the The State of Crofting in Camuscross report.
Mr Flyn concluded, “It is particularly inspiring that the new Commission is being led by a female crofter.”