Posts Tagged: Lawyers for Farmers

Decrofting legislation introduced to parliament

The Scottish Government has announced that it is to tackle the specific difficulties faced by owner-occupier crofters when decrofting their land, and has introduced decrofting legislation to the Scottish Parliament. Decrofting land can enable a house to be built on the land and facilitate crofting land being passed from one generation to the next. It… Read more »

MEPs shape EU farm policy reform

Members of the European Parliament last week set out their negotiating position for forthcoming talks with EU member states on farm policy, warning that the policy must make “greening” measures mandatory but flexible, and help farmers to cope with market challenges. “We have struck a proper balance between food security and improved environmental protection, so… Read more »