Scots want free cattle passports

27 July 1999

Scots want free cattle passports

SCOTTISH farmers leaders remain resolutely opposed to government plans to make livestock farmers fund the British Cattle Movement Service (BCMS).

But they are not advocating a boycott of the system, which is scheduled to go live in a few weeks at a cost of £7 for every passport, reports The Herald.

They are hoping to resolve the issue through a meeting with Scottish rural affairs minister Ross Finnie.

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