Finlay Carson MSP

Galloway and West Dumfries

Carson's Christmas Message


As Christmas and the New Year draw ever closer most of us will soon have a little time to reflect upon what the year has brought, what we have achieved and what resolutions we want to make for 2018.

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Carson Welcomes Farm Funds, Slams SNP Smokescreen

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The 2018 Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme (LFASS) budget will match the 2017 scheme.

Until the recent decision by the European Commission on 12th December 2017, CAP regulations required LFASS to change in 2018.

This would have meant a reduced LFASS parachute payment of 80% but will now be deferred by a year until 2019.

Following the EU decision, the Scottish Government have agreed to fulfil LFASS payments at 100% for 2018.

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