“I would encourage all eligible farmers, crofters and land managers to accept this offer to enable us to get your payment out to you as soon as possible.”
The Scottish Government has announced a working group on farming and food production.
“You are welcome here, you contribute to this country’s diversity and prosperity, and we will do everything we can to help you stay in Scotland.”
“We are working hard to provide as much certainty to support farmers and crofters as we can. This money will provide a welcome cash injection to businesses and the wider rural economy. “
“I can confirm that the first tranche of 2018 Basic Payment, Greening and Young Farmer payments has now begun.”
“A no deal Brexit is by far the biggest threat to farming and to our successful food and drink sector.”
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.
Farmers and Crofters in Scotland to Continue to Receive Financial Support from the Scottish Government
“LFASS is crucial for our hill farmers and crofters operating in some of our most remote and marginalised areas. “
There will be a 33% cut in cod which can be caught, 31% for Haddock, 36% cut to herring and 20% cut to mackerel.
“This money will provide a cash injection worth £241 million into the rural economy”
“the SNP Government needs to wake up and listen to the 73% of voters who recently said they supported a ban on the trade.”