The Crofting Commission this week has announced the appointment of a new assessors
The 23 volunteers who are in post until 2023 will work for the commission and for
crofting as a whole.
Commission convener, Rod Mackenzie said: “Each assessor will bring with them a different
skill set and their own particular skills can be utilised for the benefit of crofting
in all crofting areas.”
He said they will provide a “highly valued link” between the commission and crofting
The assessor’s role is varied and includes passing on information locally relevant
to crofting, being able to signpost crofters to the services offered by the commission
and to also provide to the commission any relevant information on matters which might
arise in their own areas.