National Development Plan for Crofting: Island Communities Impact Assessment

Screening Report for the Island Communities Impact Assessment undertaken for the National Development Plan for Crofting.

5. Will this require an Islands Community Impact Assessment?

The National Development Plan will have a positive impact on all crofting communities, both island and mainland.

Given there will be no negative impacts on islands crofting communities it is considered that a full Islands Communities Impact Assessment is not required.

ICIA Declaration

It is our opinion that the National Development Plan for Crofting does not require a full Islands Communities Impact Assessment.


Policy lead

Aileen Rore

Crofting Policy Advisor

Agricultural Policy Division

Date 29 March 2021

Deputy Director

John Kerr

Deputy Director for Agricultural and Rural Policy

Agricultural Policy Division

2 June 2021



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