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Union blasts chancellor’s Budget

THE NFU Scotland has said it is ‘disappointed’ in last week’s Budget from Chancellor Philip Hammond.

NFUS chief executive Scott Walker said: ‘For all the chancellor’s talk of a Budget that builds an economy fit for the future, NFUS is disappointed with the announcement which is very light on any tangible measures that will excite and energise farmers, crofters, the agri-food sector or the rural economy.

‘The Budget statement could have been a good opportunity for the UK government to underline its commitment to UK and Scottish food producers by taking up recommendations made by NFU Scotland and the other UK unions on measures that would help farm businesses to build resilience and deal with volatility at what is a pivotal moment of great uncertainty.

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