Crofting Commisioner resigns

william swann The Crofting Commission have confirmed that William Swann has resigned from the organisation after five years.

Mr Swann, from Skye, resigned from the position of commissioner on Thursday last week. He was appointed by Scottish Ministers in January 2012. A spokesman for the Crofting Commision said that  Mr Swann had provided a “significant contribution” and was particularly helpful as the chair of the audit and finance committee.

Crofting Commission chief executive Catriona Maclean added: “William has provided invaluable knowledge, expertise and guidance to the Commission.  The Commission would like to thank William for all of his hard work and we wish him luck with his future ventures.

“The Commission remain quorate and I would like to assure all crofters that it is business as usual with a continued focus on securing the future of crofting.”