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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-02251: Andy Wightman (Lothian)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 1 September 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many valid claims under the 2015 Basic Payment Scheme on the basis of having submitted an environmental assessment were made in each local authority area, broken down by the (a) name and location of the landholding, (b) extent in hectares of the claim and (c) amount (i) claimed and (ii) awarded.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 29 September 2016

Local Authority

Number of locations

Hectares claimed

BPS claimed

Aberdeen City

1

5

£243

Aberdeenshire

5

36

£3,526

Angus

4

9964

£115,688

Argyll and Bute

2

5838

£136,158

City of Edinburgh

2

7

£768

Dumfries and Galloway

1

148

£5,448

East Dumbartonshire

1

8

£164

East Lothian

1

2

£303

Highland

24

67748

£2,249,391

Midlothian

1

2

£11

Moray

5

4942

£172,651

North Ayrshire

2

66

£1,618

Orkney

9

158

£11,766

Perth and Kinross

6

15614

£871,659

Scottish Borders

4

1821

£17,146

Shetland

1

53

£4,304

Stirling

4

13509

£138,967

Western Isles

4

8812

£649,502

Grand Total

77

128732

£4,379,314

The following table provides an interim summary at 26 September, showing the number of locations by local authority area with estimated eligible areas and resulting BPS payments.

Further details will be released in due course.