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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-11121: Peter Chapman (North East Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 7 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many applications to the (a) Less Favoured Area Support Scheme and (b) Agri-Environment Climate Scheme there have been in each year since 2015, and how many (i) were approved and (ii) are awaiting a decision.

Answered by: Fergus Ewing 22 September 2017

Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (LFASS)

Scheme Year

Applications Submitted

Approved

Awaiting Decision

2015

12,402

11,064

1338

2016

12,172

10,330

1,842

2017

11,946

0

11,946

Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS)

Year

Applications

Approved

Awaiting Decision

2015

917

583

0

2016

1,259

996

0

2017

1,017

-

968