EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Devolution and delivery: recent rural policy-making in Scotland

Kenneth J. Thomson

No 94899, 118th Seminar, August 25-27, 2010, Ljubljana, Slovenia from European Association of Agricultural Economists

Abstract: Since 1999, Scotland has (re)gained a considerable degree of political independence from the rest of the UK, and a minority nationalist government since 2007 has determined a strong general policy agenda, including ambitious climate change commitments. This new political framework is being exploited in various ways as regards agricultural and rural policy. Recent developments in Scottish agricultural and rural policy (e.g. implementation of the CAP’s Pillars 1 and 2, especially the latter’s “Rural Priorities” scheme, and “land reform”) and its governance (public administration and private involvement) are described, with conclusions about the implications of devolution.

Keywords: Community/Rural/Urban; Development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 9
Date: 2010-08
References: View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/94899/files/Th ... _delivery-218_1_.pdf (application/pdf)

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ags:eaa118:94899

DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.94899

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in 118th Seminar, August 25-27, 2010, Ljubljana, Slovenia from European Association of Agricultural Economists Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by AgEcon Search ().

 
Page updated 2021-01-16
Handle: RePEc:ags:eaa118:94899