NFUS insists Scotland must match UK on post-Brexit funds



With the UK government having promised earlier this week to continue funding EU environmental and structural projects post Brexit, NFU Scotland yesterday revealed it had written to Scotland’s cabinet secretary for finance and constitution, Derek Mackay, seeking similar assurances for other key schemes such as the less favoured areas support scheme (LFASS).
Along with the agri-environment climate scheme, LFASS sits within Scotland’s Rural Development Programme (SRDP) and are currently worth around £95 million per annum, with 70 per cent of funding coming from Scottish Government.
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6 October 2016 in Business, Views: 37
Source: Scotsman
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