The Agriculture Committee will consider and define the key information required from good quality agricultural statistics for policy and research purposes, ensuring that the burden on data providers is minimised whilst meeting statutory requirements and ensuring data collected is fit for purpose.
Further information on the Committee's remit, membership, associated working groups as well as meeting papers are available:
Information relating to the ScotStat Economic Statistics Consultation Group can be found in ScotStat Economy pages.
Information on Key Stakeholders will appear here
SEERAD published a consultation document on 30 November 2006 seeking views on proposed changes to headline farm income measures. Similar consultations were conducted in England & Wales and Northern Ireland.
The consultation document , individual responses and a summary of views expressed to the consultation proposals can be found in the page on Other Consultation Activity.
Openness about planning and prioritising is a key requirement of National Statistics and of our commitment to users and providers.
The latest available plans for Agriculture and Fisheries and Rural Statistics are the:
The Statistics Forthcoming Publications list should provide information on future statistical outputs for the coming year. These can be viewed at:
You may also be interested in viewing the Statistics Planning page for the entire Statistics topic.