Date lodged: 12 February 2019
To ask the Scottish Government how many farm businesses in (a) the Highlands, (b) Aberdeenshire and (c) each parliamentary region are waiting to receive 2016-17 CAP basic payments.
Answered by: Fergus Ewing 12 March 2019
Nationally, for 2016 we have paid 99.65% of BPS payments and for 2017 99.28%
A) 0 payments due in the Highlands for the 2016 scheme year.
8 are due a payment for the 2017 scheme year and a further 6 farm businesses are currently under assessment for 2017 and could become eligible for a payment in future.
B) 1 payment due in Aberdeenshire for the 2016 scheme year.
2 are due a payment for the 2017 scheme year and a further 3 farm businesses are currently under eligibility assessment for 2017
C) 1 Basic payment due for the 2016 scheme year in the North East Scotland Region
19 businesses are due a Basic payment for the 2017 scheme year
|Parliamentary Region||Number of Farm Businesses |
due 2017 BPS
|Highland and Islands||10|
|Mid Scotland and Fife||1|
|North East Scotland||3|
16 businesses are under assessment for the 2017 scheme year
Number of Farm
Highland and Islands
Mid Scotland and Fife
North East Scotland