NFUS says Scottish Government should underwrite all BPS Payments as they have done for LFASS

The Scottish Government is to underwrite less favoured area support scheme (LFASS) payments due to farmers and crofters in the country’s hill areas.

“If this can be done for LFASS we want the same approach to be taken with the basic payment scheme,” said union president Allan Bowie.

Read more: http://www.scotsman.com/business/companies/farming/richard-lochhead-unveils-plan-for-less-favoured-areas-1-4043338#ixzz421XQhisj 

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