Fergus Ewing


Lobbyists hopeful over LFASS funds

January 19, 2019

Farming lobbyists appeared to make some headway yesterday in their campaign to force the Scottish Government to maintain Less Favoured Areas Support Scheme (LFASS) at 100% of current levels.


Michael Gove fails farmers over funding review

June 22, 2018

UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove left the Royal Highland showground last night after spectacularly failing to give the Scottish farming industry the one key assurance it demanded - that the long-promised review into the allocation of £160 million of convergence funding would go ahead.