A special meeting was held by the Board on the 21 July to consider the Cabinet Secretary’s letter to the Convener. The Board unanimously agreed that the Crofting Commission support the Scottish Government's position on CAP funding and disbursal of funds by common grazings committees.
The Convener, Colin Kennedy, has written to the Cabinet Secretary confirming the Board’s agreement. At the Commission’s Board meeting on Wednesday 17 August, draft guidance for grazings committees was considered and the Commission is planning to engage with stakeholders to discuss the guidance.
The Crofting Commission continues to work constructively with the Scottish Government and is committed to securing the future of crofting.