“To step aside is human” (Robert Burns, ‘Address to the Unco’ Guid’)
It was and remains the simple premise that the best people to govern Scotland are the people who live there.
“it reminded me that farming is evolution, not revolution, and that the successful farm businesses are testament to the wisdom of long-term strategies”
They think it’s all over. It nearly is.
“If God gives you nothing but lemons, then make some lemonade”.
“what we’re witnessing goes way beyond branding of produce”
“here we are, living the line from the Proclaimers song and begging for a piece of what’s already ours.”
Quality Meat Scotland chief Jim McClaren’s message could not have been starker.He outlined a “doomsday scenario” for the sheep industry
“this Scottish Parliament belongs to the people of Scotland”
“It sometimes feels that it isn’t just our powers that are being diminished but the very symbols of our nationhood”