§ Mr. Macdonald
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the total amount of environmentally sensitive area-related grant paid out in each of the environmentally sensitive areas since their inception; what is the total number of individual grant recipients in each environmentally sensitive area; and what is the estimated total number of eligible individuals in each environmentally sensitive area.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
The information requested is as follows:
Area Estimated number of eligible Farmers/Crofters Total number of individual grant recipients Total amount of ESA payments made Breadalbane 150 96 567,378.77 Loch Lomond 80 35 132,028.70 Stewartry 285 127 640,854.63 Whitlaw and Eildon 65 17 66,257.80 The Machair of the Uists, Benbecula, Barra and Vatersay 660 419 278,593.46