April 3, 2020

Supporting Tourism through COVID-19

Rural Economy and Tourism Secretary Fergus Ewing has pledged financial support following the closure of businesses including cafes, pubs, restaurants, cinemas and leisure centres. To read the full story, click here.

March 4, 2020

Agricultural support underway

More than 17,400 active farmers and crofters have now received their individual allocation of convergence funding. These initial convergence payments are the first tranche of a £160 million package the UK Government has agreed to pay to rectify a ‘historic wrong’ relating to EU Common Agricultural Policy funding that it failed to pass on to…