April 8, 2019

Support for remote rural areas

Hill farmers and crofters operating in some of our most remote and marginalised areas will benefit from the commencement of payments worth more than £24 million.

Around 11,000 eligible farmers and crofters will receive payment in the coming weeks, with many having already taken the opportunity to receive up to 90% of their 2018 entitlement under the national loan scheme announced earlier this year.

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