VisitScotland says it’s too early to know what the impact of Brexit might be on Scottish tourism after March 29, 2019.
Six months to Brexit: No deal could be ‘catastrophe’ for Scotland’s £100 million soft fruit industry, says Tayside boss
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.
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.
Six months to Brexit: Courier Country fruit farmers ‘taking foot off accelerator’ of investment amid uncertainty
The Tayside and Fife soft fruit industry has grown steadily at around 5% per annum for decades with major investment put into polytunnels and other infrastructure.