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S5W-05143: Murdo Fraser (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 29 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what the total funding was for stock and rabbit fencing under all (a) rural priority and (b) land management options applications required under the Scottish Rural Development Programme, in each year from 2007 to 2013.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 8 December 2016

The total funding was for stock and rabbit fencing under the Rural Priorities Scheme applications required under the Scottish Rural Development Programme, in each year from 2007 to 2013:

Item

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Rabbit proofing fencing Total

 

£847,352

£1,475,565

£1,567,488

£585,325

£498,345

Stock fencing Total

£174,890

£6,241,183

£8,546,409

£8,582,754

£4,519,691

£3,867,097

Total

£174,890

£7,088,535

£10,021,974

£10,150,242

£5,105,016

£4,365,442

The amounts above show the value of the commitments contained on Rural Priorities contracts.

The total funding was for stock and rabbit fencing under the Land Managers Options applications required under the Scottish Rural Development Programme, in each year from 2007 to 2013.