Fergus Ewing, the Rural Economy Secretary in the Scottish Government, has called on the UK Government to financially compensate Scottish farmers who will be hit extremely hard if there is a No Deal Brexit.
“we’re fighting for a mandate for a vote that won’t solve anything instead of using the mandate we actually do have to solve both Brexit and save Scottish Democracy. “
The EHIC is a free card which “gives you access to medically necessary, state-provided healthcare during a temporary stay in any of the 28 EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, under the same conditions and at the same cost (free in some countries) as people insured in that country.”
The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has thrown up a lot of new terms – ‘Brexit’ now in our everyday vocabulary – and now the phrase ‘ Backstop’
“At least 80% of the turnover of the business I now run is generated in England, so it stands to reason that I spend a lot of time there. It’s a privilege, in fact, to do so. In fact, it’s from Yorkshire that I write this.”
““We considered the potential effects on sectors of key importance to the local economy, including farming, fisheries and tourism.”
As the prospect of a no deal Brexit , 29th of March, looms ever closer The Orkney News takes another look at fisheries.
Scotland’s quality food and drink is 18% (£5.9billion) of all our international exports. Most of this – 74% – is from the Whisky sector (£4.4billion).
“EU citizens and their family members who come to the UK from the 30th of March 2019 will require immigration permission to enter the UK. “
“In a week during which Scotland celebrated the 260th birthday of Robert Burns, it lost another Ayrshire writing colossus in the shape of the peerless sportswriter Hugh McIlvanney.”