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Report on New Farming Starter Opportunities on Publicly Owned Land

Published: 23 Nov 2016
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786522955

This report shows the steps all public bodies who possess land can take to open up farming to a new generation.

44 page PDF

1.1MB

44 page PDF

1.1MB

Contents
Report on New Farming Starter Opportunities on Publicly Owned Land
Annex 1

44 page PDF

1.1MB

Annex 1

Membership of Group
Henry Graham National Chair of Lantra Scotland, member of Forestry Commission Scotland's National Committee,
Sarah Allison Member of Lanark Young Farmers Club and Agriculture and Rural Affairs Chair on the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs National Council.
Ian Davidson Head of Agriculture Development at the Scottish Government's Directorate for Agriculture, Food and Rural Communities.
Alan Laidlaw Member of the senior management team at the Crown Estate and is the rural lead within the Edinburgh corporate leadership team, responsible for delivery of the Scottish strategy. Also, member of the RICS Rural Professional Board in Scotland and the Scottish Rural College's Consultative Committee.
Angus McCall Former Chair of the Scottish Tenant Farmers Association
Andrew Midgley Head of policy at Scottish Land and Estates covering agriculture, forestry, crofting and land use policy.
Viv Montgomery Young crofter and member of the Scottish Crofting Federation.
John Sleigh Policy manager at the National Farmers Union of Scotland. Replaced in Jan. 2016 by Gemma Thomson, Legal & Technical Policy Manager at the NFUS.
Harriet Smith Land Use Manager (Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority) and farms the Forestry Commission Scotland starter farm in Port of Menteith, Stirlingshire
Laurie Tyson Head of Estates at Forest Enterprise Scotland with senior oversight of the FES Starter Farm programme. Replaced by Jim Higgins in Jan. 2016, following Laurie's retirement from HoE post.
Robin Waddell Agricultural advisor at the Forest Enterprise Scotland and programme manager of the FES Starter Farm project.

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