A Scottish Government consultation seeks opinions on potential new legislation to reform crofting law.

Modern crofting law has been variously described as complex, obscure and difficult to implement. The aim, therefore, is for respondents to focus on what changes to legislation and policy are required to make crofting fit for the 21st century.

In launching the consultation, Rural Affairs Secretary Fergus Ewing encouraged “anyone with an interest in the future of crofting – whether they be crofters, landowners, those living in a crofting communities or in other parts of Scotland” to participate.

For anyone wishing to do so, you can respond to the consultation by visiting the Scottish Government’s consultation website. A series of public meetings will also be held to assist with any issues when responding to the consultation. If further information is required, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Land and Property team.

The consultation ends on 20th November 2017.