Scots criticise Browns 120m aid package

19 November 1998

Scots criticise Brown’s £120m aid package

SCOTTISH farmers have criticised the structure of the Governments £120 million aid package.

Critics say it has too much emphasis on hill-sector livestock producers and has neglected finishers.

Arable farmers also expressed concerns about the lack of support for cereal growers.

The concerns were aired at a Scottish National Farmers Union council meeting in Edinburgh which was addressed by the president George Lyon.

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