Migrant communities in Fife feel that “trust” has been broken and continue to worry about uncertainties of what the final Brexit outcome will be, and how it may affect them, says the chairwoman of Fife Migrants Forum (FMF) in Kirkcaldy.
A no deal Brexit could be a “catastrophe” for Scotland’s £100 million soft fruit industry with the worst case scenario being that 90% of the 4500 seasonal workers required to pick the crop in Courier Country next summer could disappear overnight.
In the first of two special interviews with the new MPs of Courier Country, Michael Alexander meets Angus Conservative MP Kirstene Hair who talks about the work ethic that was instilled into her growing up on the family farm - and reveals why, a year before she became an MP, she chose not to vote in the 2016 Brexit referendum - instead letting 'everyone else' decide.
Ahead of the EU referendum on June 23, the East Neuk of Fife is hosting a debate on whether Britain should leave or stay in the European Union. Here, the speakers who wll be speaking in Pittenweem for and against leaving the EU give Michael Alexander the outline of their cases ahead of the debate