Holyrood News

Farmer income plummeted as SNP botched CAP payments

Farming income across Scotland decreased by almost half as rural communities struggled amid the SNP’s chaotic approach to CAP payments.

Figures released today revealed, in 2015/16, the average income fell by £11,500 to £12,600.

SNP must come clean on future of Scottish fishing

North East MSP Peter Chapman has challenged SNP politicians to reveal if they back the First Minister who has said unequivocally that she supports Scottish membership of the EU.

 

SNP priced out of function room hire... by the SNP

The SNP’s business rates hike has been slammed by its own party, after a nationalist north east branch was priced out of a hotel it’s been using since the 1970s.

The Banff Springs Hotel in Aberdeenshire has been hit with a £50,000 rates rise thanks to Scottish Government changes.