More than £1 million has been awarded in 2019 to support crofters in some of Scotland’s most rural and remote communities to get better housing, rural economy minister Fergus Ewing announced today.
Rural Economy Secretary
Scotland’s fishing fleet is facing a “critical” risk which could force boats out of business or scupper the EU-wide ban on discards, it has been claimed.
UK Farming Minister George Eustice has written to the European Commission requesting a UK-wide exemption from the three-crop rule for 2018.
A new, independent commission, being launched today, will examine how the economic performance of Scotland’s rural areas can be improved.