Long-term reliance on migrant workers has been a “sticking plaster” for labour shortages across Scotland’s farms, MPs heard today.
Farming leaders have demanded a post-Brexit immigration system that prioritises "as much free movement as possible" to maintain the vital flow of continental labour for the sector.
Theresa May launched a fierce attack on the Scottish Government yesterday as new Tory Andrew Bowie accused the SNP of "failing rural Scotland".
UK farming minister Michael Gove has faced criticism after cancelling two meetings about the post-Brexit future of the farming industry.
Michael Gove has warned America it can’t “simply walk out of the room when the heat is on”, saying he “deeply regrets” Donald Trump’s approach to the Paris climate change agreement.
Meat-eaters should be targeted with public campaigns in the same way as smokers, according to Labour's new shadow environment secretary.