Madam, – From day one of a no-deal Brexit all the rules that underpin life in the UK will cease to exist.
Fergus Ewing demands compensation for Scottish farmers and crofters if no-deal Brexit becomes reality
Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has called on the UK Government to give Scottish farmers and crofters compensation in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Potato sector officials say they’re working together to make sure key seed potato buyers in countries such as Egypt, Morocco and Israel, get the right post-Brexit messages concerning product standards and quality.
Pumpkins, red deer, tattie vodka and New Zealand dairy cows will be up for discussion at an event for new or aspiring farmers later this month.
Madam, – I am writing in response to the article in The Courier (“Views gathered on single force”, February 11), on the Chief Constable of Police Scotland visiting the Commission for Justice in Wales to give advice on forming a single police force there.
A top price of 11,000gn was paid at the Highland Cattle Society’s annual spring show and sale in Oban on Monday, where buyers were selective in their bidding and only prepared to fork out the cash for animals oozing quality.
Scottish grain merchant WN Lindsay has blamed a difficult harvest in 2017 for a 27% drop in profits last year.
Madam, – I have been struck by the recent furore that has been created over proposals for a workplace parking levy (WPL) and tourist tax.
The European Commission, via the farm commissioner Phil Hogan and the president, Jean Claude Juncker, has assured Ireland that compensation will be made available to farmers if they lose out from the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal in place.
Madam, – Seeing two construction companies fold in Dundee breaks my heart because I know how hard the management will have been working to save their businesses.