June 11, 2014 - Pillar Two: Scotland Rural Development Programme
Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Richard Lochhead, announced his decisions on CAP implementation today in Parliament. The Scottish Government has produced two Factsheets covering the Pillar 1 and Pillar 2 decisions along with a Direct Payments Analysis paper.
A summary document of the proposals is also available.
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The Scotland Rural Development Programme was a £1.2 billion programme of economic, environmental and social measures, designed to develop rural Scotland between 2007 and 2013. The next stage of the Scotland Rural Development Programme is due to run from 2014-2020.
The Scottish Government has taken steps to ensure that transition arrangements are in place for as much as possible of the SRDP for 2014, until the new Common Agricultural Policy starts in 2015.
The Scottish Government is committed to listening to customers in helping to shape the way it delivers services. Please send general comments and suggestions to SRDPfeedback@scotland.gsi.gov.uk.
If you have a specific question please contact your local area office.