Jim McLaren, Bob Howat named vice presidents

Bob Howat and Jim McLaren have been elected as vice-presidents of NFU Scotland.

Mr McLaren from Crieff is newly elected to the post while Mr Howat, who farms in the Borders and Fife, has been re-elected to serve a fourth year in the role.

John Kinnaird has entered his fourth and final year as president of the union.

Mr Kinnaird is currently serving his final two-year term. He will stand down in 2007 when the post of president will be subject to election.

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