Rural payments for Muirburn & Heather Cutting in Cairngorms National Park: EIR release

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Information requested

I am looking for information about what payments have been made to landowners within the Cairngorms National Park for ‘Muirburn and Heather Cutting’, which is included in the Rural Payments and Services Agri-Environment Climate Scheme under ‘Management options and capital payments’, for the last five years, ie 2015-19.


Request for information on payments under AECS for the Muirburn & Heather Cutting option in the Cairngorms National Park areas.  I attach a spreadsheet showing details of payments that we have made from 2017-2020.  No payments were made in 2015 or 2016.  Two of the business names have been redacted as they are named individuals and therefore protected under the General Data Protection Regulation.  The payments made for 2017-2020 are for calendar years.

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