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Agri-Environment Climate Scheme payments: EIR release

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


Information requested

The total sums paid for Moorland Management, Muirburn and Heather Cutting, Predator Control, Heather Restoration and Heather Restoration - Follow-up Molinia Control as well as the number of Predator Control traps under the Agri-Environmental Climate Scheme over the last six years.

Response

The following table details the value and quantity of the requested Management Options and Capital Items the Scottish Government has committed through Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS) contracts over the last six years:

AECS Options / Capital Items £/Quantity 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Moorland Management £ 369,602 1,136,317 1,768,253 2,170,577 2,641,464 2,580,489
Muirburn & Heather Cutting £ 84,662 164,958 242,067 279,058 287,830 211,587
Predator Control £ 70,627 145,710 201,308 237,671 244,537 234,228
Predator Control No. of units 46 65 91 133 134 124
Heather Restoration £ 28,974 0 0 9,842 0 0
Heather Restoration - Follow-up Molinia control £ 11,660 0 0 0 4,028 0


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Contact

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

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