Fergus Ewing calls for clarity on farming issues
Expressing concerns that the UK government was “neglecting the day job”, Scotland’s rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing, has called on Westminster to provide clarity on a number of key food, farming and fisheries issues.
The cabinet secretary said that many of these loose threads had been sitting with UK ministers since the referendum, adding that the uncertainty created by this information hiatus was denting confidence throughout the rural sector.
“My number one priority is to protect the future of our rural economy and communities that are particularly vulnerable to the uncertainty... read more
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