Rural and Environment
In conversation: Natural Environment Minister Marie Gougeon discusses the Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy
26th November 2020 by admin
We spoke to Marie Gougeon, Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment, about the Scottish Government’s recently published Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy. ...
18th November 2020 by Roseanna Cunningham MSP
Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham comments on the UK Government’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution
12th November 2020 by johnfitzgerald
Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham calls on the UK Government to respect the will of the Scottish Parliament and commit to a UK Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
9th November 2020 by admin
Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has said the next year will be a “critical time” for international climate action, as Glasgow prepares to host the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in November 2021. With one year to go until Scotland’s largest city welcomes world leaders and delegates at COP26, Ms Cunningham said the summit presented an...
7th October 2020 by alicerobertson
Environment and Climate Change Secretary, Roseanna Cunningham today responded to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) 2020 statutory Scottish Progress Report. She said: “While in recent months coronavirus (COVID-19) has rightly been the overwhelming focus of governments across the world, the global climate emergency has not gone away – far from it – and this...
19th September 2020 by Fergus Ewing MSP
Blog piece from Rural Economy & Tourism Secretary on Sustainable Tourism as part of Climate Week
14th September 2020 by Roseanna Cunningham MSP
Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham discusses Climate Week 2020, an opportunity for us to focus on Scotland’s green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
8th September 2020 by Roseanna Cunningham MSP
Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham comments on progress being made to establish Scotland’s Climate Assembly
4th September 2020 by henrybird
Farmers and crofters have been given early access to almost £296 million in loans to support them through Brexit and the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The first run of National Basic Payment Support Scheme payments was made to 11,885 farmers and crofters this week. This is the earliest that the payments have started since the annual...
19th August 2020 by henrybird
Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has called on the UK Government to reconsider proposed changes to the Small Brewers Duty Relief which could disadvantage Scottish micro and craft breweries. In a letter to Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs George Eustice, Mr Ewing expressed concern that the changes would be financially damaging...