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Common Agricultural Policy Pillar 2 Schemes breakdown: FOI release

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Information requested

You asked  for  Information on (a) current underspend and (b) available remaining budget within all Common Agricultural Policy Pillar 2 Schemes, broken down by scheme type.

Response

I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested.

a) Current underspend within Common Agricultural Policy Pillar 2 schemes, Scottish Government Financial Year 2019/2020 totals £0.18m and is shown below:

CAP Pillar 2 schemes £ millions
Business Development  
Crofting Agricultural Grant Scheme 0.01
Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund 0.03
Other legacy  
Technical Assistance 0.14
Total 0.18

The underspend , which represents 0.10% of total CAP Pillar 2 budget, will be utilised over future remaining years of the current CAP Pillar 2 scheme to fulfil scheme needs over the whole of the Scottish Rural Development Programme. 

b) Available remaining budget within all Common Agricultural Policy Pillar 2 Schemes, broken down by scheme type

CAP Pillar 2 schemes  £ millions
Less Favoured Area Support Scheme -
Forestry Legacy -
   
Agri Environment  
Legacy – Rural Priorities -
Land Management Options -
Agricultural Environment/HBS -
Beef Efficiency Scheme -
Beef Support- ScotEid -
Agri Environment Climate Scheme -
Sub-total Agri Environment: -
   
Business Development  
New Entrants Capital Grant -
New Entrants Start Up Grant -
Young Farmers Start Up Grant -
Small Farms Grant Scheme -
Crofting Agricultural Grant Scheme 0.01
Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation -
Farm Advisory Services -
Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund 0.03
Sub-total Business Development: 0.04
   
Other Legacy  
Leader -
Technical Assistance 0.14
Broadband -
Sub-total 0.14
   
Scottish Forestry -
Total: 0.18

 

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