Rural and Environment News Team
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18th August 2022
Matthew Cole, Chair of the Scottish Fuel Poverty Advisory Panel, comments on the Panel’s assessment of the cost of living crisis and the action required to prevent and alleviate fuel poverty
12th August 2022
Scotland’s ban on single-use plastic products ban has become fully effective today (12 August 2022). The Scottish Government’s ban on many of the most damaging single-use plastic products came into force on 1 June 2022. However, the ban had been under threat from the UK Internal Market Act. The Act, which no devolved legislature consented…
9th May 2022
The Rural Affairs Secretary has extended the Pig Producers Hardship Support Scheme to provide additional support to the pig industry.
6th April 2022
The flux tower network in Scotland is to be extended and enhanced to better understand the carbon and climate impact of restoring peatlands.
24th March 2022
The Rural Affairs Secretary has announced the opening of the next round of the Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund