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Scottish Government offer of loans to farmers simply isn't good enough

Scottish Conservative MEP Ian Duncan today reacted to the announcement by Scottish Government Rural Affairs Minister Richard Lochhead that the Scottish Government would make £20m available in the form of loans to help farmers awaiting their basic payments.

Say No to the Named Person Scheme

The Scottish Government Named Person scheme will shortly come in to effect in Scotland with full statutory powers implemented in August 2016.  Even before those full powers have come in to force, it is already having a negative effect on family life.