How to tackle the depopulation in our area? With the new parliamentary team preparing a paper on repopulation in Sutherland and Caithness, crofting is very much at the heart of the question.
Depopulation has been a problem for Sutherland for a long time now. Various official figures show a population of 20,774 in 1755, increasing to a maximum of 25,793 in 1851 and since declining to around. . .