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About Us

The Crofting Commission is a Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) which operates on a day-to-day basis independently of the government, but for which Scottish Ministers are ultimately responsible.  The Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 created the Crofting Commission, which came into being on 1 April 2012, taking over from the Crofters Commission.

The Crofting Commission’s principal function is regulating crofting, re-organising crofting, promoting the interests of crofting and keeping under review matters relating to crofting.

Our Vision

To be a guiding regulator that uses its powers to support the crofting system.

Our Purpose

To regulate the crofting system fairly and reasonable to protect it for future generations.

The Commission comprises of six Crofting Commissioners elected from geographic areas in the crofting counties, and three Commissioners appointed by the Scottish Government.  The Convener was appointed by Scottish Minister.  The Commission is supported by a staff of 64, led by a Chief Executive. The Commission is based in Great Glen House, Inverness.

A copy of our Business Plan, Training Plan and Anti-Fraud Policy can be found below.

Crofting Roadshows 2017

The Crofting Commission will be appointing a new panel of Assessors in Spring 2018. If you are part of a crofting community and want to be more involved join us at a crofting roadshow near you to find out more about the role of Assessors and a general update on Commission activities.
TIME: 7:30 - 9pm
DATES/VENUES:

20 November - Ayre Hotel, Kirkwall

21 November - Busta House Hotel, Brae, Shetland

22 November - Rogart Hall, Rogart

29 November - Falls of Lora Hotel, Connel

30 November - Nevis Centre, Fort William

4 December - Dark Island Hotel, Benbecula

5 December - Caladh Inn Hotel, Stornoway

6 December - Gairloch Village Hall, Gairloch

Crofting Commission, Great Glen House, Leachkin Road, Inverness, IV3 8NW 

T: 01463 663439

info@crofting.scotland.gov.uk

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