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What happened to the Good Food Nation ambition?

At yesterday’s Committee meeting the many attempts to improve the Good Food Nation Bill went nowhere, as the Government was in no mood to compromise. The amendments clarifying the Bill’s purpose as giving effect to the right to food, setting up an independent food commission, committing to

Turning green

Lambing’s done and silage hasn’t quite started. May is the deadline each year for farmers and crofters in Scotland to submit their application for farm support, and this year it’s just a little bit different. Alongside the main scheme (which is staying put for now) the Government’s

The yellow brick road to the Good Food Nation

The Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment (RAINE) Committee is currently taking evidence on the Good Food Nation Bill. And the most striking thing about the cross-party committee and all the witnesses called so far is the consensus around wanting the Bill to do more. As convenor

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