Rebecca Macdonald

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Clarity on seafood support

26th February 2021

The UK Government must provide urgent detail on its new seafood funding scheme or risk undermining the support it is looking to provide businesses impacted by EU Exit and coronavirus (COVID-19), Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing has said. In a letter to the UK Government ahead of the second meeting of the Scottish Seafood Exports Taskforce…

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Fisheries Secretary responds to UK Government seafood funding announcement

9th February 2021

Commenting on the opening of the UK Government’s Seafood Disruption Support Scheme, Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing said: “After three weeks of waiting for detail, it is disappointing and beyond any rational explanation that this new compensation scheme will not help the vast majority of fishing vessels who continue to face the cost of the disruption…

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£3 million for snowsports

30th January 2021

Snowsports centres across Scotland are to share a £3 million funding package to support them through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. £2 million funding was originally announced in December but has now been increased to £3 million. The funding will support snowsports centres that have been forced to close due to Level 4 restrictions to curtail…

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£3 million for snowsports

30th January 2021

Snowsports centres across Scotland are to share a £3 million funding package to support them through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. £2 million funding was originally announced in December but has now been increased to £3 million. The funding will support snowsports centres that have been forced to close due to Level 4 restrictions to curtail…

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