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...
Crofting Commission Governance Review
10 February 2017
The Crofting Commission confirmed today that it has received the governance review, undertaken at the request of the Scottish Government, of the Commission. The findings of the review are being carefully considered, as Chief Executive of the Crofting Commission, Bill Barron...
Crofting Commission Appointment
07 February 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...
Candidates for Crofting Commission Elections announced
30 January 2017
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar have today announced the names of the candidates who will stand for election to the Crofting Commission http://www.cne-siar.gov.uk/press/170130.asp
Bill Barron appointed Chief Executive of the Commission
27 January 2017
Scottish Ministers have announced that Bill Barron has been appointed as Chief Executive at the Crofting Commission by Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing.
Bill said: “I am delighted to have been appointed Chief Executive of the Crofting Commission. ...
Crofting Commission Appointments
17 January 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 Malcolm Mathieson as a Commissioner of the Crofting Commission from 1 January 2017 and the reappointment of David Cam...
Crofting Commission issue 2016 Crofting Census
09 January 2017
The Crofting Commission has issued the third Crofting Census. Crofters are legally obliged to inform the Commission, on an annual basis, whether or not they are complying with their crofting duties. The Census form must be completed and returned to the Commission befo...
Another successful round of Crofting Roadshows
21 December 2016
Over 250 crofters attended the recent Crofting Roadshows, organised by the Crofting Commission and working in partnership with SAC Consulting, Scottish Crofting Federation, NFU Scotland and Registers of Scotland.
Ten roadshows were held this year covering areas from Shetland t...
Statement from Crofting Commission
09 December 2016
At the request of the Convener, the interim Chief Executive Officer called a special meeting of the Crofting Commission on Friday 9 December 2016. The Commissioners present reaffirmed the importance of working together effectively in the final months of their terms. T...