News from March 2017
First Crofting Commission meeting since the election
29 March 2017
The new Crofting Commissioners held their first Board meeting today.
As a Convener has not yet been appointed by Scottish Government the meeting was chaired by the Crofting Commission’s Chief Executive, Bill Barron.
Amongst other business the Board agreed ...
First meeting of the new Board of Commissioners to the Crofting Commission.
28 March 2017
All six elected and 3 appointed Commissioners met for the first time today in Great Glen House, Inverness. Commissioners had a chance to have an informal chat and get to know each other over coffee.
When the introductions were over they wasted no time in getting down to ...
Statement from the Crofting Commission
27 March 2017
The Crofting Commission can confirm we have been notified by Police Scotland today that they have concluded the enquiry into the circumstances surrounding grant monies obtained from the Western Isles Council to the Upper Coll Grazings Committee, which was referred to them f...
Commission urges Crofters to complete Census before deadline expires
20 March 2017
With deadline day approaching, the Crofting Commission is reminding crofters that they are legally obliged to complete and return the Crofting Census, which was issued at the end of last year. Completed Crofting Census forms need to be returned by the 31 March 2017.
Crofting votes counted in second election – results announced
17 March 2017
The outcome of the second election of members to the Crofting Commission Board was announced today. The count, to elect 6 Commissioners, took place this morning at the offices of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar in Stornoway.
Candidates stood in six crofting constituencies. As only 1...