27 March 1998
SNFU calls for agriculture committee in Scots parliament

SCOTTISH National Farmers Union president George Lyon wrote to Scottish devolution minister Henry McLeish calling for the setting up of an “investigative” agriculture committee within the new Scottish parliament.

Lyon said such a committee would enable the union to communicate more effectively the interests of Scottish farmers, growers and crofters.

  • SNFU calls for agriculture committee in Scots Parliament, FWi, 25 March – Click here
  • The Scotsman 27/03/98 page 31