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AGRICULTURAL AND TRADE POLICY AFTER THE UK LEAVES THE EU

EDM (Early Day Motion) 593: tabled on 25 October 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House notes the importance of agriculture to Scotland's economy, especially to rural communities; further notes the current uncertainty for farmers and crofters in Scotland caused by the decision for the UK to leave the EU; commends the positive and constructive efforts made by the National Farmers' Union of Scotland (NFUS) in giving leadership for the future direction of its industry and the communities that depend on it; welcomes the publication by the NFUS of Beyond Brexit: A policy framework for Scottish agriculture and Beyond Brexit: A future trading framework for Scottish agriculture; and calls on the Government to respond as quickly as possible to those publications and to engage directly with the NFUS and other farming and crofting representatives to design an agricultural policy for the future.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.