“despite the pandemic and uncertainties around Brexit, prime and store lamb prices have remained buoyant this year, so there remains an element of confidence in the sector.”
Putting People at the Heart of Scotland’s Arctic Dialogue
Scotland’s Arctic Connections document is built on the image of a Scotland “as a progressive and dynamic nation that does not hesitate to take the lead on key global challenges.”
What is in 0.2%?
“ This will cause 100,000 preventable deaths mainly among children” that was the estimate given by former Conservative Minister Andrew Mitchell as he responded to Rishi Sunak’s decision to cut the UK Government’s commitment in law to give 0.7% of our GDP in Foreign Development Aid .
Support for the Food & Drink Sector
Scotland’s Food and Drink sector is to be supported with a £8 million package – £5million form the Scottish Government and £3million from the industry.
The Unravelling of The British Empire: #Brexit & Beyond
50% of the GDP of The Falklands is linked to trade with the EU through Fisheries and Agriculture.
Follow The Money
“Yesterday we discovered that, far from being abandoned, no-deal wasn’t just the preferred option but the sole aim of the whole process.”
Looking Forward to Listening to Lesley Riddoch
“I am very much looking forward to listening to Lesley Riddoch’s talk tonight, Tuesday 1st September 2020”
Fishing Sector Urged to Complete Survey
Owners of UK registered fishing vessels are being urged to complete a survey by public body Seafish.
Sector Warned Of Threat To Family Run Farms
“The family farm is most at risk from non-favourable trade terms, and is often overlooked by retailers who want to buy in bulk from bigger producers. “
Keeping Connected Key to Success of Orkney Auction Mart
“The support of local customers for our mart is never underestimated and has been particularly appreciated during this time.”