The Committee agreed on 5 October 2016, as part of their work programme to receive regular updates from the Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity on Common Agriculture Policy (CAP).
The EU Common Agricultural Policy has two pillars. Pillar 1 provides direct payments to farmers and is fully funded by the EU. Pillar 2 supports rural development, is jointly funded by the EU, national governments and transfers from Pillar 1.
See more information on previous sessions here.
Correspondence received in 2017
Correspondence received in 2016
CAP Payments Update
The Committee received monthly updates of the CAP 2018 Payments from the Scottish Government -
Work by Other Committees
Public Audit and Post Legislative Scrutiny Committee also conducted scrutiny of the CAP IT system. Further information is available on the Committee’s website.
See joint correspondence below -