News from July 2021
Community engagement at the heart of new Crofting Commission roles
27 July 2021
The Crofting Commission has seen a welcome expansion to establish a crofting community-focused Crofting Development Team. The new team transforms the way the Commission can support and engage with crofters and the location of the two new officers within the Western Isles means th...
Crofting Commissioner Malcolm Mathieson appointed as new Convener
20 July 2021
The Crofting Commission has announced today that Commissioner Malcolm Mathieson has been appointed Convener, after the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands invited Commissioners to select a new Convener.
The new appointment is due to the resignation of Rod MacKenzie...
New leaflet entitled
13 July 2021
A new leaflet titled ‘Crofting in the Highlands & Islands’ has been produced by the Crofting Commission, to explain what crofting is and why it is important in Scotland.
The leaflet is aimed at visitors to the crofting communities and explains the sys...
Rod MacKenzie resigns from Crofting Commission roles
07 July 2021
Rod Mackenzie has resigned from both his role as the Crofting Commission’s Convener, and his role as Commissioner from East Highlands. He has intimated this to the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands and resigned with immediate effect. Mr Mackenzie w...