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Crofting Commission Appointment

07/02/2017

The Crofting Commission today welcomed the announcement from the Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing MSP, of the appointment of James Scott as a Commissioner of the Crofting Commission from 1 February 2017.

Bill Barron, Chief Executive of the Crofting Commission, said:

“I would like to welcome James to the Commission and we look forward to working with him.  James’s expertise in conservation and interest in making crofting attractive and accessible to new and young entrants will be extremely valuable to the Board.

“With a full Board of Commissioners we can work to ensure everything is in place for a smooth handover to the elected Commissioners in April 2017.”

Further information can be found on the Public Appointments website.

News

Office Closure - our office will be closed for training purposes on Friday 24 November.

The Crofting Commission will be appointing a new panel of Assessors in Spring 2018. If you are part of a crofting community and want to be more involved join us at a crofting roadshow near you to find out more about the role of Assessors and a general update on Commission activities.
TIME: 7:30 - 9pm
DATES/VENUES:

21 November - Busta House Hotel, Brae, Shetland

22 November - Rogart Hall, Rogart

29 November - Falls of Lora Hotel, Connel

30 November - Nevis Centre, Fort William

4 December - Dark Island Hotel, Benbecula

5 December - Caladh Inn Hotel, Stornoway

6 December - Gairloch Village Hall, Gairloch

Crofting Commission, Great Glen House, Leachkin Road, Inverness, IV3 8NW 

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