CROFTING FOUNDATION SEEKS FOOT AND MOUTH COMPENSATION
The Scottish Crofting Foundation (SCF) was today hoping for a positive result from a meeting between industry leaders, MPs and UK Environment Secretary Hilary Benn held this evening (Tuesday) in London. This meeting was set up by Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael in the hope of securing a compensation package from the UK Government to ensure the survival of the livestock industry in Scotland which has been brought to its knees by the Surrey Foot and Mouth outbreak.
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Pic: Willie Urquhart By DONALD MACKINNON, chairman of the Scottish Crofting Federation. With world leaders gathering...