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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-01991: Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 17 August 2016

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-01210 by Fergus Ewing on 14 July 2016, whether it will provide a breakdown of the payments made under the 2015 Basic Payment Scheme in region (a) 1, (b) 2 and (c) 3 for Shetland producers.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 15 September 2016

The total 2015 Basic Payment Scheme payments made to Shetland producers as at 2 September 2015 was 3,275,396.92, broken down to region as follows:

Region 1 1,175,271.18

Region 2 1,651,314.64

Region 3 448,811.10

Total direct payments made to Shetland producers as at 2 September 2015 was 5,948,923.98 broken down as follows:-

Basic Payment Scheme 3,275,396.92

Greening 2,286,123.26

Young Farmer 15,606.89

VCS Beef- Island 235,988.77

VCS Sheep 151,415.03