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Fergus Ewing MSP
SNP Member of the Scottish Parliament for Inverness & Nairn. Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy. Email - Fergus.ewing.msp@parliament.scot
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James Withers Jan 15
Spent early pm with and farming & food bodies planning for No Deal. Madness we have got to this point but both and industry determined to explore all means of mitigating the scale of impact on business & communities.
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Fergus Ewing MSP Jan 11
Delighted to be at a packed meeting of the Community Inshore Fisheries Alliance today to talk about potential disastrous impact of Brexit on our coastal communities and set out our support for this vital sector in our rural economy.
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Scot Gov Greener Jan 10
Legislation will be brought forward to ensure farm support payments will continue to be made and support schemes continue to be administered, no matter what deal scenario we face confirms
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Scot Gov Greener Jan 10
Rural Economy Secretary has announced 's "absolute commitment" to maintaining the Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (LFASS) funding at 80% in 2020. The scheme provides compensation to farmers and crofters operating in remote and marginalised areas
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Michael Russell Jan 10
Excellent concluding point in debate from which visibly discomfited the Tories - they were demanding to know our plans for five years hence but couldn’t tell us what their party was going to do next week!
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Kate Higgins Jan 10
Today announced measures to support Scotland’s rural economy - streamlining of forestry grant process, that a way will be found to keep LFASS to at least 80% levels in next 2 years and that Scotland will have its own bill on rural support before 2021
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FSB Scotland Jan 9
It’s always great to catch up with to talk about the importance of small businesses to rural economies
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Fergus Ewing MSP Jan 9
Pleased to meet Emma Revie CEO of & hear about the great work they do. With 40,000 volunteers in the UK they provide 1.3m food provisions each year, to 430 foodbanks. How shameful that this is necessary. shambles is causing massive food poverty.
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Scottish Affairs Committee Jan 9
Many thanks to for discussing the with us. Watch it back here:
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Kate Higgins Jan 9
invites and other Scottish Tory MPs to support amendments to UK fisheries bill to guarantee Scotland gets fair share of future funding for fisheries and maritime investment
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Kate Higgins Jan 9
on future funding for fisheries and maritime investment in Scotland makes clear that despite calls, despite amendments to UK fisheries bill, no guarantees on future funding from UKG
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Scottish Affairs Committee Jan 9
We are now live with discussing the and the impact this could have on the Scottish fishing industry. Watch it here:
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Drew Hendry MP Jan 8
They fully deserve this support. Great set up, dedicated folk, vital work. 👏
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Scottish Rural Action Jan 8
“I’m speaking up for rural Scotland” - we’re asking for MSPs to pledge at this week!
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Scottish Affairs Committee Jan 4
Next week, we will be questioning on how Scotland will be impacted by the . You can watch the session live here:
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Scot Gov Greener Jan 7
Hill farmers and crofters in Scotland’s most remote areas will continue to receive assistance under the Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (LFASS) into 2020 confirms
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Fergus Ewing MSP Dec 28
Just off a call today with senior officials who report they are working really hard to make payments to farmers, crofters and land managers, money to which they are entitled.
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Scot Gov Greener Dec 28
The timetable for 2018 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) payments has been published by today. Find out more at
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Danni Nicolson Dec 21
and our lovely colleague finished up for Christmas after a busy year in the office. Looking forward to lots exciting opportunities next year. Best of luck in your new job Jo-Ann you’ll absolutely kill it. Behind you all the way xoxo
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Scot Gov Greener Dec 21
Good Food Nation Proposals for Legislation consultation launched by earlier today who is encouraging everyone to respond. Have your view here -
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