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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-15947: Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 17 April 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how much match funding was made available through the 2017-18 round of Pillar 2 common agricultural policy payments and what proportion was taken up, broken down by Pillar 2 scheme.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 8 May 2018

The Scottish Government has made available £75.5 million for Pillar 2 payments, broken up by scheme as follows:

SRDP

2017-18

£m

Total

 

£m

  

Less Favoured Area Support Scheme

12.3

Forestry Legacy (RPID)

0.8

Agri Environment Measures

21.2

Business Development

12.8

Leader/Small Business

4.4

Technical Assistance

0.4

Broadband

3.4

Forestry - SRDP

20.2

  

GRAND TOTAL SPEND

75.5

The final figures for the proportion taken up will be available once the annual accounts process has been completed.