Crofting Commission Event for Landlords a Resounding Success
14 April 2022
The Crofting Commission has today, Tuesday 12th April, 2022, announced the success of its recent event held in the Western Isles for Landlords and Community Landlords.
The pilot event was led by the Crofting Commission’s Development Team and enabled Crofting Landlords in...
Crofting Commission Warmly Welcomes Increased Funding
06 April 2022
The Crofting Commission has today, Wednesday 6th of April, 2022, warmly welcomed the announcement that their budget will be increased by £700k from the Scottish Government.
Of this potential £700k increase, an estimated £140k is required to cover wage and oth...
Crofting Commission Meets for the First Board Meeting Since Elections
01 April 2022
The Crofting Commission has today, Thursday 31st of March, 2022, met for the first time since elections were held in mid-March; which appointed four new Commissioners and two returning Commissioners.
Members of the public were able to attend the meeting through online particip...
Return Your Crofting Commission Census
29 March 2022
The Crofting Commission has today, Monday 28th of March 2022, reminded all crofters that they must return their Crofting Census by Thursday 31st of March 2022.
All Crofters have been sent a letter, with a link to an online form where they can return their census. The census is...
Election Results Announced
18 March 2022
Today, Friday 18th March 2022, The Crofting Commission Elections 2022 have been declared at the count in the Town House in Inverness.
The results are as follows:
The results for East Highlands:
Crofting Commission Announces Significant Staff Expansion
15 February 2022
The Crofting Commission has today, Monday the 14th of February 2022, announced an expansion to their staffing. The increased staff numbers will work on processing crofting regulatory applications for the Non Departmental Public Body.
Speaking today, Malcolm Mathieson, Convenor...
Nominees Announced for Crofting Commission Elections 2022
31 January 2022
The Returning Officer has today, Monday 31st January 2022, published the list of candidates who wish to stand in the 2022 Crofting Commission elections.
A total of 18 Candidates have put their names forward for election, pending final checks.
Speaking today Bill Barron, Chi...
Crofting Commission Launches Development Pages
21 January 2022
The Crofting Commission is pleased to announce the welcome addition of a new section to their website dedicated to crofting development.
Since the formation of a development team within the Commission in 2021, work has been ongoing to make information available to crofters on ...
Audit Scotland's Report of the Crofting Commission
13 October 2021
Audit Scotland has today, Wednesday 13th of October, published a Section 22 Report in addition to a Deloitte audit report of the Crofting Commission.
Commenting today, Malcolm Mathieson, Convenor of the Crofting Commission said:
“As an organisation we...
Crofting Commission announce new East Highlands Commissioner
23 August 2021
The Crofting Commission announced today that Archie MacNab was appointed as the new elected Commissioner from the East Highlands constituency. Commissioner MacNab’s appointment will run until 2022 and follows the recent resignation of Rod MacKenzie.
Born and raised...